Fuchsia Upright Winston Churchill Plug Plant

Fuchsia Upright Winston Churchill Plug Plant

Price: £0.99
COLOUR: Pink sepals with a purple double corolla
 
HEIGHT/ SPREAD: Can grow up to 1m
 
IDEAL FOR: Patio containers/ Garden beds and borders
 
FLOWERING PERIOD: June - October
 
PLANTING POSITION: Sun/ Partial shade
 
HARDINESS: Half-hardy Annual
 
SUPPLIED AS: Jumbo plugs with a 3cm rootball
 
​DISPATCH: March - May

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Winston Churchill has been awarded the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

A bush Fuchsia with double flowers.  It is ideal planted in patio containers or garden beds and borders.

These Fuchsia plugs will need potting on into a 9 or 10cm pot and growing on in a greenhouse or on a sunny windowsill.  They need to be kept at a minimum of 7 degrees celsius.  We recommend that you keep your plug plants quite dry in the early stages of growing to encourage root growth.  However it is very important not to let them dry out completely!  The compost should be kept moist, not waterlogged, but also not dry and dusty.  

Once the risk of frost has passed your Fuchsias can be planted in the garden.  Fuchsias prefer a position in sun or partial shade.  Feed them weekly when they are in flower with a good quality multipurpose feed.  Water regularly to prevent them from drying out.  Watering is best done in the morning or evening instead of when the sun is at its strongest, to prevent the leaves from being scorched.  Remove faded flowers before they go to seed to encourage new flower growth.