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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.
Other common names
variegated Magellan fuchsia
Fuchsia magellanica 'Variegata'
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
'Variegata' is an arching deciduous shrub to 60cm, with small, ovate, cream-edged leaves. Flowers single, long-stalked, the sepals and tube crimson, the petals violet-purple
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 West-facing or East-facing
MoistureMoist but well-drained, Well-drained
SoilChalk, Clay, Loam, Sand
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. See fuchsia cultivation for further information.
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 Cottage & Informal Garden Coastal Patio & Container Plants
Pruning Pruning group 6
Pests Aphids, capsid bug, fuchsia gall mite and vine weevil may cause problems
May be subject to grey moulds and fuchsia rust
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