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Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill' (Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill')

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

Plant details

Botanical name

Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill'

Other names

Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill'

Genus

Fuchsia Fuchsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Winston Churchill' _ 'Winston Churchill' is a deciduous shrub with double flowers with short, reflexed, pink sepals and tube blue-lavender tube petals, with pink veining.


Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill' is: Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pink, Purple in Summer; Purple, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse leafhopper , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Thrips , Vine weevil Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse leafhopper , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Thrips , Vine weevil

Rust Rust

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill' (Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Best to shelter from cold winds. Fuchsias grown for bedding. Shrubs need mulching in winter.

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.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

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Botanical name

Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill'

Other names

Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill'

Genus

Fuchsia Fuchsia

Variety or Cultivar

'Winston Churchill' _ 'Winston Churchill' is a deciduous shrub with double flowers with short, reflexed, pink sepals and tube blue-lavender tube petals, with pink veining.

Foliage

Deciduous

Habit

Bushy, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pink, Purple in Summer; Purple, Pink in Autumn

Foliage

Green in Summer


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Aphids , Capsid bug , Caterpillars , Glasshouse leafhopper , Glasshouse red spider mite , Glasshouse whitefly , Thrips , Vine weevil

Specific diseases

Rust

General care

Propagation methods

Seed, Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill' (Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 0.5m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in sun or partial shade. Best to shelter from cold winds. Fuchsias grown for bedding. Shrubs need mulching in winter.

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.

Indoor heated (H1), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10, Zone 9

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23 May 2012 (23/05/2012)

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