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Fuchsia 'Elma' (Standard)

Hardy Shrub

What is Hardy Shrub?

Superb focal point for a doorway or patio

Free-flowering throughout summer

Ideal for containers

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The flamingo-pink blooms of Fuchsia 'Elma' form a rounded head that sits atop a clear stem. This compact variety has been trained as a standard to create a fabulous patio plant, but would work equally well in borders. Showy and reliable, Fuchsia 'Elma' makes a superb addition to the garden, providing colour and interest from June right through to autumn, year after year. Like all single flowered Fuchsias, this variety will also attract pollinating insects. Height: 90cm (36"). Spread: 50cm (20").

Culinary note: Some parts of these flowers are edible. Try the sweet tasting petals on top of salads or even pancakes, crystallise them for use as cake decorations too. For more details about edible flowers click here.

Plant height and spread is seasonal therefore we list by pot size rather than a defined plant size. The height and spread of the plant delivered will vary depending on the season, meaning arrival images are an indication only.

Height Up to 90cm (36in)
Spread Up to 50cm (20in)

Hardy Shrub

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1 x 19cm Potted Plant (Quarter Standard) (KB5711)
2 x 19cm Potted Plants (Quarter Standard) (KB8910)

Plant fuchsias into light, well-drained soil in sun or part shade. When growing in containers, use a quality, well drained compost such as John Innes No.3. Pinch out the growing tips of your fuchsia plants once, to promote bushier growth and more flowers.
Feed and water plants regularly throughout the growing season. Deadhead faded fuchsia flowers to encourage more blooms to be produced. Apply a deep mulch of bark around the base of fuchsias in autumn to protect the roots from winter cold. Take care not to mound mulch up against the main stem. Prune stems back to a low permanent framework in spring.

Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.

Orders for packets of seed incur a delivery charge of £2.99.

Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.

Where an order includes both packets of seeds and other products, a maximum delivery charge of £7.99 will apply - regardless of the number of items ordered.

Large items may incur a higher delivery charge - this will be displayed in your shopping basket.

Please see our Delivery page for further details, and more information on different charges that may apply to certain destinations.

For more information on how we send your plants please visit our Helpful Guide on plant sizes.

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