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AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:
This plant will provide nectar and pollen for bees and the many other types of pollinating insects.
It is included in an evolving list of plants carefully researched and chosen by RHS experts. Divided into 3 groups these lists, linked below, are maintained by a team of RHS staff and are reviewed annually.
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Other common names
fuchsia 'Lady Thumb'
Fuchsia can be deciduous or evergreen shrubs or trees, rarely perennials, with opposite or whorled leaves and usually pendent flowers with conspicuous tubular calyx, 4 spreading sepals and 4 erect petals
'Lady Thumb' is a compact and bushy dwarf deciduous shrub. Flowers small, semi-double, with carmine-pink tube and sepals and pink-veined white petals
All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets
Aspect South-facing or East-facing or West-facing
MoistureWell-drained, Moist but well-drained
SoilSand, Clay, Chalk, Loam
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Time to ultimate height
Can be grown outdoors in moist, fertile soil. Plant the base of the stem 5cm below the soil surface and provide a deep winter mulch and shelter from cold drying winds
Propagate by softwood or semi-hardwood cuttings
Suggested planting locations and garden types
Flower borders and beds Low Maintenance Wall-side Borders
City & Courtyard Gardens Coastal Cottage & Informal Garden Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 6
Pests Aphids, capsid bug and vine weevil may cause problems
May be subject to a rust
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