Common Name Fuchsia
Description - Fuchsias are so well known to all who garden. Now from Proven Winners we have ‘Sundancer’, a Summer Fuchsia to bring to market. Growing in full sun through to light shade. Plants come into flower as the weather warms up after winter and continue right through the year. As a garden shrub ‘Sundancer’ makes a real show in the garden. The well-known Fuchsia bell-shaped flowers are arranged in drifts all over the plant. Plants of Fuchsia magellanicaare native to Argentina and Chile where they grow in the foothills of the Andes. Under Fuchsia hybrid naming, the cross breeding is generally with Fuchsia fulgens. Fuchsia hybrida ‘Sundancer Rose’ was bred in Japan where it was selected from seedlings bred, selected and planted at the station.
Flower Time A very long flowering period from summer to early winter, a simply stunning display
Size Grows to 2m high x 1.5m wide.
Use - Quick growing shrubby Fuchsia which gives long lasting colour for many months. Beautiful in large containers, on balconies or in the garden.
Position - Performs best when grown full sun to part shade conditions.
Maintenance – The plants perform very well right through spring, summer and autumn, always in bloom. In the garden mulching is beneficial and keeping the garden evenly moist important. Light pruning is best done in spring. Fertiliser is important either liquid or slow release at regular intervals.
At a Glance
- Full sun to part shade
- Easy to grow
- Pollinator attracting
- Promise to flower