Garden flowers

Fuchsia: exceptional flowers


Fuchsia blooms beautifully throughout summer and into early fall.

In summary, what you need to know:

Last name : Fuchsia
Family : Onagracées
Type : Shrub

Height
: 20 to 60 cm
Exposure : Partial shade or light sun
Ground : Ordinary

Foliage : Expired -Flowering : May to October

Maintenance, pruning and planting are all things that will allow you to have very beautiful flowers.

Planting fuchsia

Choose a spring planting taking care to enrich the soil with potting soil and possibly an amendment such as manure and algae.

In the regions mild winter climate you will be able plant in autumn.

Maintain a distance of approximately 30 cm between each foot.

  • Fuchsia likes partial shade or sun if it is well watered or if the soil stays cool
  • He likes rather rich and cool soils
  • Multiplication by cuttings relatively well off in August.

Care and pruning of fuchsia

Cut them wilted flowers over time, this promotes the appearance of new pimples.

In autumn, cut back to the shortest in November and protect the foot of the plant with a mulch of dried leaves for example.

  • If you fear the cold, do not hesitate to add a wintering veil.

Be careful if you grow fuchsia and you live in a cold region in winter, it is imperative to grow it in a pot and put it in a cool place where it does not freeze during winter.

Fuchsia pot culture

Fuchsia in spring and summer:

The advantage of the jar is that it can be put anywhere, on a terrace or balcony.

But soil also dries out much faster in pots than in soil and it is therefore appropriate to water regularly, especially in summer.

They like a light sun but appreciate shade in summer when temperatures are high.

Fuchsia in autumn and winter:

The same advice applies as for growing in the ground.

Fuchsias are not rustic only to the south of the Loire and will need to be protected in all regions where temperatures drop permanently below 0 °.

In winter, the pots protecting the roots even less from the cold and frost, it is advisable to put them in a cool and sheltered place during winter.

To know about fuchsia

The fuchsia is actually a shrub in thebushy look who is fromCentral and South America.

They count a hundred species which offers a large number of varieties, colors, flowers and foliage.

The large number of species also allows vary flowering periods.

She gives beautiful flowers in the shape of bells noted for their original shape and the brilliance of their colors.

Smart tip about fuchsia

To stimulate this magnificent flowering, regularly add to the plant an organic liquid fertilizer for geraniums or flowering plants.

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Video: 126 - Top 50+ Varieties of Fuchsia Around The World. Floral Gardening (October 2020).