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Botanical name: Fuchsia 'Royal Velvet'
Other names: Fuchsia 'Royal Velvet'
Variety or cultivar: 'Royal Velvet' _ 'Royal Velvet' is a vigorous, upright, mid-sized, deciduous shrub with dark-green leaves. In summer and autumn it bears double flowers with crimson tube and sepals, and deep-purple petals, marked with red.
Fuchsia 'Royal Velvet' is: Deciduous
Flower: Red, Dark-purple, Crimson in Summer; Crimson, Red, Dark-purple in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn
Habit: Bushy, Erect
Awards: RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)
Diseases: Plants grown under glass may get glasshouse grey mould.
Specific diseases: Rust
Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Fuchsia 'Royal Velvet' (Fuchsia 'Royal Velvet') 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. Over-winter indoors.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||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, Full Sun|
|Aspect:||North, South, East, West|
|Hardiness:||Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)|
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