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Fuchsia 'Blacky' (Fuchsia 'Blacky' )

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.5m
Max height
0.5m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name: Fuchsia 'Blacky'

Other names: Fuchsia 'Blacky' , Fuchsia 'Roesse Blacky'

Genus: Fuchsia Fuchsia

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: Black, Red, Dark-purple in Summer; Red, Dark-purple, Black in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Erect

How to care

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Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil

Diseases: May be affected by rust.

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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Where to grow

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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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Botanical name: Fuchsia 'Blacky'

Other names: Fuchsia 'Blacky' , Fuchsia 'Roesse Blacky'

Genus: Fuchsia Fuchsia

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: Black, Red, Dark-purple in Summer; Red, Dark-purple, Black in Autumn

Foliage: Mid-green in Spring; Mid-green in Summer; Mid-green in Autumn

Habit: Bushy, Erect

Watch out for

Specific pests: Aphids , Capsid bug , Vine weevil

Diseases: May be affected by rust.

General care

Propagation methods: Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings. REGISTER to read more...


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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

Exposure: Sheltered

Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)


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Fuschia Blacky (10/09/2010)

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