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By Jeanh

London, United Kingdom Gb

I have just planted up 2 x 30 cm pots with daff and bluebell bulbs. I have 2 small fuschias which I want to put in the centre of each pot. When is the best time to do it. I am being given different advice - now and spring




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I would say definatly spring,or you could lose the fuchsias to frost.

17 Sep, 2009

 

You might get away with planting the fuchsias now as you live in London but safer t owait until spring.

17 Sep, 2009

 

if its a hardy Fuchsia you could do it now and put the pot in a sheltered spot.

17 Sep, 2009

 

You could risk it, but even hardy fuchsias are sensitive to cold through the roots, so more likely to die in the winter if they're in a pot, whereas in the ground, they survive, unless they're tender, when they won't survive at all outside during winter, in a pot or in the ground.

17 Sep, 2009

 

Anyway, they lose their leaves, so they won't be very attractive through the cold months. Why not put an evergreen plant in the middle - a small Skimmia, a Euonymus, or a Photinia 'Little Red Robin' for example??

17 Sep, 2009

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