Double blooms of soft pink and out there cerise purple, a stunning combination. The flowers of Fuchsia ‘Bella Rosella’ are quite large, growing up to 10cm and drip from the plants. A top choice for hanging baskets, this trailing fuchsia has plenty of flower power. Though in saying that it is quite strong and could be grown as a standard with minimum support.
Fuchsias are like pretty dancers in fancy skirts that sway in the breeze. The flowers open freely for a long period over the lush green leaves.
Fuchsias grow best in semi shade to filtered light where they thrive in both pots and gardens.
In the garden, plant Fuchsias into humus rich, moist, well drained soil and be sure to shelter the plants from drying winds and frost. In pots, use a good quality potting mix and add some fertiliser.
Water to establish and then keep the plants moist but not wet during active growth. For best flowers, add slow release fertilise your Fuchsias in spring.
Fuchsias flower in summer, it is a good idea to remove spent flowers and add a little fertiliser once the main flush has finished to encourage a second round of flowers in autumn.
Fuchsia x hybrida
Late spring to autumn
Cool to Sub-Tropical
Semi Shade to Filtered Light