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botanical name:
Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'
Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb' © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Onagraceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 10
description:
Hardy, dwarf variety. Small compact bush, covered with small crimson and purple flowers throughout summer.

cultivation:
Best in partial shade. Frost hardy but needs a position with some protection from very low temperatures.

propagation:
From cuttings.

usage:
Containers or bedding schemes.

other notes:
Raised by Baudinet, France, about 1850

RHS AGM

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