A picture of a Lady's eardrops

Lady's eardrops

Fuchsia 'Ffion'

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

80cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Lady's eardrops Overview

This genus has about 100 species with many hybrids. They will come in a variety of forms and a wonderful range of colours in shades of red, white, pink and purple. They are deciduous or evergreen trees, shrubs or perennials.

Common problems with Lady's eardrops

How to propagate Lady's eardrops

Seed

Sow seeds in spring.

Cuttings

Propagate by softwood cuttings in any season.

Other uses of Lady's eardrops

Grown for their flowers, usually borne from early summer to early autumn. The flowers are very attractive to bees. Suitable for coastal conditions. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.