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Fuchsia 'Marinka'

Trailing fuchsia

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour

Red

Feature

Flowers

Hardiness

Tender

Skill level

Experienced

photo by bbc.co.uk/gardening

Plant details

Trailing fuchsias are excellent in hanging baskets and containers. 'Marinka' is a particularly fine variety, which produces masses of bright red flowers over a long period from summer to the first frosts in autumn. Take cuttings in late summer to overwinter indoors, ready for planting out the following spring.

Family: Onagraceae

Genus: Fuchsia

Cultivar: Marinka

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Red

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Moist

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 30cm

Spread: 45cm

Flowering period: June to October


Reader reviews

Dave Searle

Lovely plant, I have these in my garden



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