If you're looking for something a little different then this is one of the more unusual types of fuchsia - an elegant garden shrub will bring an exotic, almost Mediterranean feel to your garden.
An upright, evergreen shrub, fuchsia arborescens is a popular 'old fashioned' type plant with glossy, mid-green leaves and sprays of dark pink buds that open to small, fragrant pinkish-purple flowers in summer. Blooming for many months, the exciting flowers are followed by edible, dark blue-purple fruits.
Recommended by the RHS as a plant that is 'perfect for pollinators' your tree fuschsia will help attract a wide range of wildlife into your garden and provide a vaulable food source for many pollinating insects.
Supplied as 6 jumbo plug plants ready for potting on or planting out when all risk of frost has passed. Flowers July - August. Grows to 2.5m x 2.5m
Planting advice for fuchsia arborescens:
Plant outdoors in a fertile soil with protection from cold, drying winds and frost. Plants can withstand temperatures down to -5°C (23°F). but are best grown as a conservatory plant or left outside for the summer and brought inside for winter.
Aftercare advice for fuchsia tree: