Bush Fuchsia General Monk - 3 Plants
The General Monk Fuchsia is a compact, deciduous plant with ovate dark green leaves with red sepals and double pink/ white corollas throughout the summer. It does well in partial shade in pots and baskets where it will flower from Spring until Autumn.
Flowers from late Spring until Autumn.
Height and Spread:
Grows to a height of 60cm and will spread the same.
Prefers partial shade/ a sunny spot.
Is this plant "garden ready"
Maybe, we prefer our plug plants (also known as starter plants) to be potted up before going into the garden. The ideal size is a 9 cm pot (you can also plant straight into a basket), but it can be slightly smaller or larger if you would prefer. In the warmer months, you may get away with planting straight out, but it is probably not worth the risk.
Should I deadhead my Fuchsia?
You don't have to but if you do you will be treated to more flowers throughout the flowering period
Why has my fuchsia plant been cut at the top?
This is known as stopping. The plants you get may not be stopped. The reason we do this is that it will help the plants bush out, create more stems, and produce more flowers.
What compost should I use?
A good quality multipurpose compost is ideal for this. You can use your own compost but make sure you know that it is not too high (or low) in nutrients.
Will I get the plants in the picture?
Yes, In the main picture. As this plant is a starter plant it will not be flowering but will grow to be the same as the picture. The plug plant picture is used to give you an idea of the size and may not be the same variety.
What is a plug plant/starter plant?
A plug plant is a small starter plant that is perfect to pot up into a larger plant. We grow and sell so many of these because they allow us to do it for such a good price.