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Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman' (Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.6m
Max height
0.6m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman'

Other names

Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman'

Genus

Fuchsia Fuchsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Alice Hoffman' _ 'Alice Hoffman' is a compact, upright, deciduous shrub with ovate to elliptic, purple-flushed, bronze-green leaves and, from summer into autumn, flowers with reddish-pink sepals and single to semi-double, pink-veined, white corollas.


Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman' is: Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink, White in Summer; White, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Bronze-tinted, Dark-green in Spring; Bronze-tinted, Dark-green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil

Diseases

May be affected by rust.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 6

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman' (Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

Grow in moist, fertile soil in full sun or partial shade. Plant the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface. Mulch in winter and protect from cold, drying winds. In cold areas, overwinter indoors.

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, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman'

Other names

Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman'

Genus

Fuchsia Fuchsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Alice Hoffman' _ 'Alice Hoffman' is a compact, upright, deciduous shrub with ovate to elliptic, purple-flushed, bronze-green leaves and, from summer into autumn, flowers with reddish-pink sepals and single to semi-double, pink-veined, white corollas.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Compact, Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink, White in Summer; White, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Bronze-tinted, Dark-green in Spring; Bronze-tinted, Dark-green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil

Diseases

May be affected by rust.

General care

Pruning

Pruning group 6

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman' (Fuchsia 'Alice Hoffman') will reach a height of 0.6m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Beds and borders, City, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Indoor

Cultivation

Grow in moist, fertile soil in full sun or partial shade. Plant the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface. Mulch in winter and protect from cold, drying winds. In cold areas, overwinter indoors.

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, Full Sun

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 10, Zone 9, Zone 8

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