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Lady's eardrops

Fuchsia 'Snowcap'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Tender

H5-H1c

RHS hardiness

-15°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

1m

Max

50cm

50cm

Min

20cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Lady's eardrops Overview

This hardy vigorous shrub has an upright habit. Its small, dark foliage is contrasted with extravagant flowers, that have frilly white petticoats and spreading, scarlet sepals. 'Snowcap' is considered a premium variety, and has been awarded the prestigious Award of Garden Merit from the RHS.

Common problems with Lady's eardrops

How to harvest Lady's eardrops

Generally not harvested

How to propagate Lady's eardrops

Cuttings

Take softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings from late summer to mid autumn.

Seed

Sow seeds in spring.

Other uses of Lady's eardrops

Can be grown in tubs or containers and can be trained as a standard. Works equally as well in flower borders or beds in a variety of garden styles from chic urban courtyards to informal cottage gardens.