THE BEST PLANT FOR THE JOB
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Fuchsia arborescens is a fast-growing evergreen shrub with bright-pink flowers for most of the year. It can grow up to 2m high and wide, but can be pruned to a lower height. Dark blue berries appear after flowering. It does best in cool areas that receive filtered sun and are sheltered from frost.
Growing tips: Like all fuchsias, it should be planted in fertile soil that drains well and kept evenly moist. It should not be exposed to afternoon sun.
What Leoné likes: The contrast between the large shiny leaves and delicate flowers. In her garden, it has grown about 1m tall.