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Fuchsia 'Tom West'

Fuchsia 'Tom West'

Full Sun
Easy care
Light watering
Half-hardy

H3

RHS hardiness

-5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

5 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Fuchsia 'Tom West' Overview

This deciduous shrub has an upright habit but branches can be lax. Its variegated leaves have purple veins surrounded by cream-and-light green. In summer it produces small, single, pink and purple flowers. Frequently grown as an annual because of its lack of hardiness.

Common problems with Fuchsia 'Tom West'

How to harvest Fuchsia 'Tom West'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Fuchsia 'Tom West'

Cuttings

Take softwood cuttings in early summer or semi hardwood cuttings in Summer

Seed

Sow seeds in spring.

Special features of Fuchsia 'Tom West'

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Fuchsia 'Tom West'

Suits being added to mixed bedding displays in containers for use in all garden styles.