Fuchsia Candy Bells

Description

(Fuchsia ‘Candy Bells’) 

SPECIAL QUALITIES

A compact selection from the Central American Fuchsias that have masses of tiny flowers.

FLOWERS

Tiny red pink flowers of are freely produeed from early spring to late autumn.

POSITION & USES

Candy Bells is a plant for the shade or semi shade. It is frost hardy in most parts of Australia but doesn’t like the extreme heat. It prefers moist soils and protection from wind. Plant under trees, on the south side of buildings or in containers.

CULTIVATION

Prune to a strong frame work in early spring. Mulch and water in summer.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed will keep it looking is best.

WATER RATING

  • Red can = Little water in hot, dry weather.
  • Green can = Deep watering every few weeks in hot, dry weather.
  • Blue can = Deep watering weekly in hot, dry weather.

Codes are a guide only and watering requirements will be affected by soil type, competition, mulching, wind and many other factors. Try to group plants with the same code in the one bed.

CAUTION: May be harmful if eaten.

Herb Attributes

Plants Needed per Square Metre 2
Habit A compact and shrubby plant.
Position Part Sun, Moderate Frost.
Height 80CM
Width 80CM