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Fuchsia ‘Billy Green’

Fuchsia

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Plant does not flower in January

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Plant does flower in September

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  • Botanical name: Fuchsia 'Billy Green'
  • Common name: Fuchsia
  • Family: Onagraceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub
Flower colour:

Peach

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 ‘Billy Green’ is a Triphylla fuchsia, bearing typical slender, tapering tubular flowers with short sepals and small petals. Flowers are deep pink, and contrast beautifully with olive-green foliage. Grow it in pots on the patio in partial shade – plants should be overwintered indoors.

How to grow Fuchsia 'Billy Green'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Sun exposure: Dappled shade, full sun, partial shade
  • Hardiness: Half hardy
  • Soil type: Chalky / alkaline / clay / heavy / moist / well drained / light / sandy

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 not Plant in July

Do not Plant in August

Do not 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

Fuchsia 'Billy Green' and wildlife

Fuchsia 'Billy Green' has no particular known value to wildlife in the UK.

Is Fuchsia 'Billy Green' poisonous?

Fuchsia 'Billy Green' 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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