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Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°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 Thumb' Overview

Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb' is a bushy and compact shrub cultivar from the Onagraceae family. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit, it is favoured for it's upright habit and dark green leaves that show off the small pink and purple flowers. Blooms appear from summer-autumn. This plant is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

How to harvest Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Cuttings

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

Seed

Sow seeds in spring.

Special features of Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Suits being included in mixed container plantings for all garden styles.