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Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

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Full Sun
Easy care
Moderate watering
Frost Hardy


USDA zone


Minimum temperature

Expected size








5 years to reach maturity


  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

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Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb' Overview

Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb' is a bushy and compact shrub cultivar from the Onagraceae family. This cultivar has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit, it is favoured for it's upright habit and dark green leaves that show off the small pink and purple flowers. Blooms appear from summer-autumn. This plant is also part of the RHS “Plants for Pollinators” initiative to showcase plants which support pollinator populations by providing ample amounts of nectar and/ or pollen. A great choice for encouraging pollinating insect wildlife into your garden!

Common problems with Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

How to harvest Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Generally not harvested.

How to propagate Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'


Take softwood cuttings in early summer or semi hardwood cuttings in Summer


Sow seeds in spring.

Special features of Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Attractive flowers

Pot plant

Other uses of Fuchsia 'Tom Thumb'

Suits being included in mixed container plantings for all garden styles.


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