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Fuchsia ‘President Barrie Nash’

Fuchsia

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  • Botanical name: Fuchsia 'President Barrie Nash'
  • Common name: Fuchsia
  • Family: Onagraceae
  • Plant Type: Shrub
Flower colour:

Purple

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 ‘President Barrie Nash’ is an upright, bushy fuchsia with dark green leaves and elegant single flowers with narrow, purple sepals and darker petals. It’s well suited to growing in a mixed herbaceous border in part shade, or in a pot on a sheltered, part-shaded patio. Ideally, ‘President Barrie Nash’  should be overwintered in a pot indoors, but it may survive in a very sheltered spot outside, in southern areas.

How to grow Fuchsia 'President Barrie Nash'

  • Plant size

    50cm height

    50cm spread

  • Aspect

    North facing, south facing, east facing, west facing

  • Position in border

    Middle

  • 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 not flower in August

Plant does not flower in September

Plant does not flower in October

Plant does not flower in November

Plant does not flower in December

Fuchsia 'President Barrie Nash' and wildlife

Fuchsia 'President Barrie Nash' is known for attracting bees and butterflies​/​moths. It is a caterpillar food plant and has nectar/pollen rich flowers.

Attractive to Bees

Does not attract Beneficial insects

Does not attract Birds

Attractive to Butterflies​/​Moths

Does not attract Other pollinators

Is Fuchsia 'President Barrie Nash' poisonous?

Fuchsia 'President Barrie Nash' 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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