Fuchsia 'Swingtime'

Trailing fuchsia

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Key information

Plant type

Deciduous shrub

Flower colour

Red, White





Skill level


Fuchsia 'Swingtime'

Plant details

Fuchsia 'Swingtime' is a trailing fuchsia bearing large flowers with double white frilled skirts and contrasting bold red sepals. It's perfect for growing in a mixed container display including a window box or hanging basket. The Royal Horticultural Society has given it its prestigious Award of Garden Merit (AGM).

Grow Fuchsia 'Swingtime' in moist but well-drained soil in full sun to partial shade. Water regularly and feed fortnightly with a potash-rich fertiliser to promote flower growth. Deadhead spent blooms.

Family: Onagraceae

Genus: Fuchsia

Cultivar: Swingtime

Plant type: Deciduous shrub

Flower colour: Red, White

Foliage colour: Mid-green

Feature: Flowers

Sun exposure: Full sun, Partial shade, Shade

Soil: Well-drained/light, Clay/heavy, Moist

Hardiness: Tender

Skill level: Experienced

Height: 45cm

Spread: 60cm

Time to take cuttings: March to May

Flowering period: June to October

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