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Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess')

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 'Dollar Princess'

Other names

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Genus

Fuchsia Fuchsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Dollar Princess' _ 'Dollar Princess' is a small, bushy, upright deciduous shrub with dark-green leaves. In summer and autumn it bears small, double flowers with short tubes and broad, recurved cerise-crimson sepals; its petals are purple with red veins .


Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Dark-pink, Red, Purple in Summer; Red, Purple, Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn

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

Propagation methods

Semi-hardwood cuttings, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess') 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, Wallside and trellises

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

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Other names

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess'

Genus

Fuchsia Fuchsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Dollar Princess' _ 'Dollar Princess' is a small, bushy, upright deciduous shrub with dark-green leaves. In summer and autumn it bears small, double flowers with short tubes and broad, recurved cerise-crimson sepals; its petals are purple with red veins .

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Erect

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Dark-pink, Red, Purple in Summer; Red, Purple, Dark-pink in Autumn

Foliage

Dark-green in Spring; Dark-green in Summer; Dark-green in Autumn


How to care

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


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess' (Fuchsia 'Dollar Princess') 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, Wallside and trellises

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

Full Sun, Partial Shade

Aspect

South, East, West

Exposure

Sheltered

Hardiness

Hardy (H4)

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