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Fuchsia magellanica var. gracilis

Archive entry 14.12.08

14th December 2008

One of my favourite forms of the species, it flowers throughout the year except during freezing weather.

22nd August 2010

6th June 2017

Long arching stems will stramble up to 2 or 3m given the support of a friendly tree or small building.

18th July 2020

It is a magnificent thing. Unfortunately at the end of 2020 it showed signs of infestation with fuchsia gall mite. I have cut it to the ground in the hope that I can get rid of the mites before they get a hold on the garden.