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Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby' - November 2009


By Andrewr

Fuchsia 'Lady Boothby' - November 2009 (Fuchsia)

I planted this 'climbing' fuchsia in August and it's never looked back

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Its doing well, i've taken some cuttings of mine at the back end of the summer, look ok so far, so see how they are in spring.

16 Nov, 2009


My one is still flowering well too.............

16 Nov, 2009


Too busy looking up to see where it's going?

16 Nov, 2009


How tall has it got ?

16 Nov, 2009


It's only four feet (in three months) but it's in heavy shade on solid clay so that's pretty good going I reckon

16 Nov, 2009


The flowers are a nicer colour in the shade - they're paler. Does it survive the winter in the clay soil or do you take it in. I'm wondering if the clay soil would be too cold and wet, or doesn't it mind.

17 Nov, 2009


Hi Andrew, I tried one of these last year in the same conditions as yours and it did nothing.Thats lovely (-:

17 Nov, 2009


Hywel i've had my lady boothly for a few years and its in shade, but in big trough, and mine is a good 6ft infact its about 2-3ins above a 6ft fence panel. i leave it out in winter and up to yet its done fine.

17 Nov, 2009


Hywel - I only planted it in August so it hasn't had to experience a winter yet. It's in a very sheltered corner but I may mulch the roots just to be on the safe side and keep my fingers crossed

Annella - it got a handful of bonemeal and some garden compost when it was planted and, being summer, grew away strongly. I just hope it does as well next year

17 Nov, 2009


Thank you.

17 Nov, 2009

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