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Fuchsia pink with a dark eye. Low growing.
in full sun. Plant into well-prepared, well-drained garden beds rich in humus, or use a premium potting mix in containers. Water well until the plant is established and then water as needed. Apply flower-boosting liquid fertiliser rather than fertiliser that is high in nitrogen, which will encourage foliage at the expense of flowers. Prune plants every few months to remove spent flowers. Cut back to the edge of the pot or basket. Pruning will rejuvenate the plants if done several times during the year when they are getting leggy. At this time add slow release fertilizer to the garden or pot.