Botanical name: Fuchsia 'Blacky'
Other names: Fuchsia 'Blacky' , Fuchsia 'Roesse Blacky'
Variety or Cultivar: 'Blacky' _ 'Blacky' is a trailing, deciduous shrub with mid-green, ovate leaves and large, red and purple-black flowers from summer to autumn.
Fuchsia 'Blacky' is: Deciduous
Flower: Red, Dark-purple, Black in Summer; Black, Red, Dark-purple in Autumn
Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Erect
Diseases: May be affected by rust.
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Fuchsia 'Blacky' (Fuchsia 'Blacky' ) will reach a height of 0.5m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal
Cultivation: Plant outdoors in moist, fertile soil with the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface. Provide a deep winter mulch and shelter from cold drying winds.
Soil type: Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained, Well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Light: Partial Shade
Aspect: East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)
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My fuchsias are growing strong but they seem to be growing quite slowly. They are growing in 9cm pots and are outside during the day but in at night until end May. Is this normal for May?
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