Information About Fuchsia

The fuchsia flower is a beautiful, exotic looking flower that’s great for growing nearly anywhere. Keep reading the information that follows to learn more about how to care for fuchsia plants and where to grow fuchsias for achieving the best success, including how to overwinter them.

Get Started

What Is Hybrid Fuchsia – Information About Hybrid Fuchsia Care

By Tonya Barnett, (Author of FRESHCUTKY)

Most have heard of fuchsia flowers before, but what is a hybrid fuchsia? Click here to find out how growing one or more can brighten up your garden.

Hardy Fuchsia Care – How To Grow Hardy Fuchsia Plants

By Amy Grant

If you love fuchsia, should you have to bid the gorgeous blooms farewell when temperatures cool? Maybe not. Try growing hardy fuchsia plants. Hardy fuchsia is a perennial alternative to the tender annual fuchsia. Click here to learn more.

Deadheading Fuchsia Plants – Do Fuchsias Need To Be Deadheaded

By Liz Baessler

Deadheading can be an important step in caring for flowering plants. Deadheading isn?t always necessary, however, and the method can vary from plant to plant. Learn more about how to deadhead a fuchsia plant in this article.

What Is Fuchsia Rust – How To Control Rust In Fuchsias

By Kristi Waterworth

Fuchsias are a dramatic addition to the home, window box or landscape, producing ornamental flowers that are unmatched. Although they're generally hardy, fuchsias suffer from a few problems, including fuchsia rust. Learn how to cure this problem here.

Pruning Fuchsia Plants – Learn How And When To Prune Fuchsias

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Regular pruning is sometimes needed to keep your fuchsia vibrant and blooming at its best. There are a lot of different ideas about how and when to prune fuchsias, and much depends on the type of plant and your climate. Here are a few tips to get you started.

Are Fuchsias Edible: Learn About Eating Fuchsia Berries And Flowers

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Many of the plants in our landscapes are not edible and may be poisonous. Just because a fuchsia produces berry-like fruits, for instance, may not mean they can be eaten. Are fuchsias edible? We'll go into that and other fun facts about the fuchsia plant in this article.

Fuchsia Gartenmeister Information – What Is Gartenmeister Fuchsia Plant

By Darcy Larum, Landscape Designer

If you are looking for a reliable bloomer to attract hummingbirds, butterflies, and bees to your garden, try a Gartenmeister fuchsia. What is Gartenmeister fuchsia? Click on this article to learn about growing Gartenmeister fuchsias.

Why Is Fuchsia Wilting – Tips On Caring For Wilting Fuchsia Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Help! My Fuchsia plant is wilting! If this sounds familiar, the likely reason is an environmental problem that can probably be remedied with a few simple cultural changes. The information in this article can help.

Yellowing Fuchsia Leaves: Why Are My Fuchsia Leaves Turning Yellow

By Liz Baessler

Yellowing fuchsia leaves is one of the most common problems and can mean one of a few things is wrong with your plant. This article has information about what to do when your fuchsia has yellow leaves. Click here to learn more.

Fuchsia Water Requirements: Tips On Watering Fuchsia Plants

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Watering fuchsia plants is crucial to producing big leafy plants with plenty of dangling blooms. But what are fuchsia water requirements? Look for tips on how to water fuchsia and save these tender plants for another season in this article.

Treating Fuchsia Leaf Diseases – How To Fix Diseases In Fuchsia Plants

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

In spite of their somewhat delicate appearance and dainty hanging blooms, fuchsias are hardy plants. However, these delightful plants are susceptible to several common fuchsia diseases. Click here to learn more about diseases of fuchsia.

Fuchsia Sun Needs – Tips On Fuchsia Growing Conditions

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

How much sun does a fuchsia need? As a general rule, fuchsias don't appreciate a lot of bright, hot sunlight. Actual fuchsia sun requirements depend on a couple of factors. Click this article to learn more.

Fuchsia Flowers – Annual Or Perennial Fuchsia Plants

By Teo Spengler

You can grow fuchsias as annuals but they are actually tender perennials. In colder zones, the plants die in winter, just like annuals do. Click on this article for information about fuchsia flowers and fuchsia plant care.

Fuchsia Leaf Problems: What Causes Dropping Leaves On Fuchsias

By Bonnie L. Grant, Certified Urban Agriculturist

Dropping leaves on fuchsias can deplete the plant of energy necessary for the production of blooms and minimize the attractiveness of the plant. If your fuchsia isn't holding leaves, use the information in this article for help.

Fuchsia Plant Galls: Tips On Controlling Fuchsia Gall Mites

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

The fuchsia gall mite, native to South America, was accidentally introduced to the west coast in the early 1980s. Since that time, the destructive pest has created headaches for fuchsia growers across the United States. Click this article to learn more.

Saving Fuchsia Seed Pods: How Do I Harvest Fuchsia Seeds

By Liz Baessler

A lot of the time fuchsia is grown from cuttings, but you can easily grow it from seed, too! If you're interested in trying your hand at growing fuchsia from seeds, then click this article to learn about fuchsia seed collecting and growing info.

Fuchsia Plant Varieties: Common Trailing And Upright Fuchsia Plants

By Liz Baessler

There are over 3,000 fuchsia plant varieties, which means the selection can be a little overwhelming. Learn about trailing and upright fuchsia plants, and the different types of fuchsia flowers in this article so choosing one for you will be easier.

Fuchsias As Houseplants: Tips On Growing Fuchsias Indoors

By Mary H. Dyer, Credentialed Garden Writer

Growing fuchsias as houseplants isn't always successful because of the warm, dry indoor air. However, if you can provide the ideal growing conditions, you may be lucky enough to grow spectacular fuchsia indoor plants. This article will help.

Fuchsia Bud Drop: Reasons Why Fuchsia Is Dropping Buds

By Kristi Waterworth

Fuchsia provides a display of bright blooms throughout the summer if they're treated right. It can be tricky to diagnose problems with fuchsia bud drop, but we?ve made a list of common reasons for bloom problems in this article to help you along.

Fuchsia Transplant Info: When To Transplant Hardy Fuchsias

By Becca Badgett, Co-author of How to Grow an EMERGENCY Garden

Gardeners are often confused about which fuchsias are hardy and when to transplant hardy fuchsias. The confusion is understandable, as not all of them hardy. Read here for more info.

Fuchsia Cuttings – How To Propagate Fuchsia Plants

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Propagating fuchsias from cuttings is extremely easy, as they root rather quickly. Fuchsia cuttings can be taken anytime from spring through fall, with spring being the most ideal time. Click here to learn more.

Fuchsia Doesn’t Bloom: What To Do When A Fuchsia Plant Is Not Blooming

By Nikki Tilley, Author of The Bulb-o-licious Garden

Many times fuchsia plants are loaded with their fairy like blossoms. Then after a few weeks, the blossoms decline. Don?t worry; this is a common occurrence with fuchsia, and this article will explain more.

Fuchsia Winter Care – Tips For Wintering Fuchsias

By Heather Rhoades

Wintering fuchsias is something that many fuchsia owners ask about. While fuchsias are a perennial, they are not cold hardy. You must take steps to over winter your fuchsia. This article can help with that.

Growing Fuchsia Flowers – Care Of Fuchsias

By Caroline Bloomfield

Fuchsias come in many varieties and colors. They don’t require constant maintenance but do need attention. Click here for growing tips.

Load More
Join Us - Sign up to get all the latest gardening tips!
Ask A Pro
Ask a Question
Search for more information

Find more gardening information on Gardening Know How: