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Why doesn't my hardy fuchsia bush have many flowers?


By Gee19

Kent, United Kingdom Gb

The plant has tiny little pale pink flowers (or it should). This year is has only a couple of flowers, as has the cutting I took. Both shrubs are about 4' high and have lots of foliage.



Two of mine have been poor this year, Gee. I think they have been dry at the roots. I also find they perform better if I cut them back really hard every few years - it rejuvenates them. I wish I could do it to me, lol.

8 Sep, 2009


Ditto that last remark, Wagger! I concur - dryness at the roots may very well be the cause.

8 Sep, 2009


Thank you both. I did wonder if this was the problem as we have had so little rain here this summer.

8 Sep, 2009


mine haven't done too well this year either, the plants are fine, just not the amount of flowers I normally get, and we've been really wet down here

9 Sep, 2009

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