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Fuchsia ‘Army Nurse’

Fuchsia

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Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

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Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

  • Botanical name: Fuchsia 'Army Nurse'
  • Common name: Fuchsia
  • Family: Onagraceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub, Deciduous
Flower colour:

Pink

Foliage colour:

Green

Fuchsias are a popular choice for summer bedding schemes and containers, due to their attractive, usually pendent flowers from summer to autumn. Some are hardy enough to be used in perennial planting schemes, and may even be clipped into a low-growing hedge.

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All fuchsias benefit from fertile, moist but well-drained soil, in a sheltered spot in partial shade.

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Fuchsia ‘Army Nurse’ is a hardy shrub fuchsia, bearing purple, semi-double flowers with red sepals, throughout summer. It’s well suited to growing in a mixed herbaceous border as well as containers.

How to grow Fuchsia 'Army Nurse'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    South facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle, back

Plant calendar

A table displaying which months are best to sow, plant and harvest.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Plant
Plant

Do not Plant in January

Do not Plant in February

Do not Plant in March

Do not Plant in April

Do Plant in May

Do Plant in June

Do Plant in July

Do Plant in August

Do Plant in September

Do not Plant in October

Do not Plant in November

Do not Plant in December

Flowers
Flowers

Plant does not flower in January

Plant does not flower in February

Plant does not flower in March

Plant does not flower in April

Plant does not flower in May

Plant does flower in June

Plant does flower in July

Plant does flower in August

Plant does flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Prune
Prune

Do not Prune in January

Do not Prune in February

Do not Prune in March

Do not Prune in April

Do not Prune in May

Do not Prune in June

Do not Prune in July

Do not Prune in August

Do Prune in September

Do Prune in October

Do not Prune in November

Do not Prune in December

Fuchsia 'Army Nurse' and wildlife

Fuchsia 'Army Nurse' is known for attracting bees, birds and butterflies​/​moths. It is a caterpillar food plant, has nectar/pollen rich flowers and has seeds for birds.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Attractive to Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Fuchsia 'Army Nurse' poisonous?

Fuchsia 'Army Nurse' has no toxic effects reported.

No reported toxicity to:

No reported toxicity to Birds

No reported toxicity to Cats

No reported toxicity to Dogs

No reported toxicity to Horses

No reported toxicity to Livestock

No reported toxicity to People

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