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Dark Eyes Fuchsia*

Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes'

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Dark Eyes Fuchsia (Fuchsia 'Dark Eyes') at Creekside Home & Garden

Dark Eyes Fuchsia flowers

Dark Eyes Fuchsia flowers

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* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

Height:  12 inches

Spread:  24 inches

Sunlight:  full sun  partial shade 

Hardiness Zone:  (annual)

Brand:  Proven Winners

Features & Attributes

Dark Eyes Fuchsia features dainty nodding purple frilly flowers with red bracts at the ends of the branches from mid summer to early fall, which emerge from distinctive red flower buds. Its pointy leaves remain green in colour throughout the year.

This is a multi-stemmed evergreen houseplant with a shapely form and gracefully arching foliage. This plant may benefit from an occasional pruning to look its best.

Planting & Growing

When grown indoors, Dark Eyes Fuchsia can be expected to grow to be about 12 inches tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It grows at a fast rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 8 years. This houseplant will do well in a location that gets either direct or indirect sunlight, although it will usually require a more brightly-lit environment than what artificial indoor lighting alone can provide. It does best in average to evenly moist soil, but will not tolerate standing water. The surface of the soil shouldn't be allowed to dry out completely, and so you should expect to water this plant once and possibly even twice each week. Be aware that your particular watering schedule may vary depending on its location in the room, the pot size, plant size and other conditions; if in doubt, ask one of our experts in the store for advice. It is not particular as to soil type or pH; an average potting soil should work just fine.

There are many factors that will affect the ultimate height, spread and overall performance of a plant when grown indoors; among them, the size of the pot it's growing in, the amount of light it receives, watering frequency, the pruning regimen and repotting schedule. Use the information described here as a guideline only; individual performance can and will vary. Please contact the store to speak with one of our experts if you are interested in further details concerning recommendations on pot size, watering, pruning, repotting, etc.

-- THIS IS A HOUSEPLANT AND IS NOT MEANT TO SURVIVE THE WINTER OUTDOORS IN OUR CLIMATE --

 

* This is a "special order" plant - contact store for details

 
 
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