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Fuchsia 'Lady In Black'

 

Climbing fuchsia 'Lady In Black'

Fuchsias are grown for their very attractive, usually pendent flowers that are borne continuously from summer to autumn. Hardy types tend to be the larger bush or hedging type, with simple single flowers, which as the name suggests will over winter well. 'Lady in Black' can be trained up a frame, trellis or fence and will be smothered in blooms from mid-summer. The unusual black-purple petals hang in ruffled clusters beneath deep pink sepals. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 90cm (35").

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plant Features
  • Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

  • Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

 
plant information

Common name

Climbing fuchsia 'Lady In Black'

Latin name

Fuchsia 'Lady In Black'

type

Deciduous trees or shrubs

family

Onagraceae

ph

5.0 - 8.5 Acid - Neutral

  • Light

    Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black likes full sun to partial shade

    Full sun to partial shade

  • Frost

    Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black is full frost hardy: 5f (-15°c)

    Full Frost Hardy: 5F (-15°C)

  • Soil

    Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black likes free draining and fertile

    Free draining and fertile

  • Water

    Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black likes occasional watering

    Occasional watering

Plant & bloom calendar

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    Best time to plant

full grown dimensions

The size of a fully grown Climbing fuchsia Lady In Black is 0.90meters x 2.00meters 0.90 M 2.00 M

Fuchsia 'Lady In Black'

Fuchsias are grown for their very attractive, usually pendent flowers that are borne continuously from summer to autumn. Hardy types tend to be the larger bush or hedging type, with simple single flowers, which as the name suggests will over winter well. 'Lady in Black' can be trained up a frame, trellis or fence and will be smothered in blooms from mid-summer. The unusual black-purple petals hang in ruffled clusters beneath deep pink sepals. Height: 2m (6'). Spread: 90cm (35").


Planting outdoors

From Mid Summer TO Early Autumn

Plant soft wood cuttings that have taken into the final growing positions.

 

Propagation by hard wood cuttings

From Late Summer TO Mid Autumn

Semi hard wood cuttings are taken from the current years growth from late summer to mid autumn the bottom of the cuttings is hard and soft on the top. With a sharp knife take a cutting of about 14cms, remove lowest leaves, dip end into rooting hormone, and place round the edge of a pot filled with a suitable compost, water well, they must remain moist till rooted, place under glass but in semi shade.

 

Planting outdoors in spring

From Late Spring TO Early Summer

Plant last years cuttings and container grown plants as soon as risk of frost past in early summer.

 
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