Cascading from the ornate iron supports of the Edwardian conservatory at Wallington Hall, this superb fuchsia is named ‘Rose of Castile’. Bred in Kent in 1869 it makes a large and long-lived shrub. A 60 year old specimen grows outside the Electric Shop on Alcatraz island. ‘Rose of Castile’ establishes itself quickly and can be trained against a sheltered wall or into an elegant free-flowering standard.
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3 comments On "Daily Flower Candy: Fuchsia ‘Rose of Castile’"
Oh, to have a shrub. Over here all we see are annual hanging baskets. Beautiful, beautiful.
[…] Bougainvillea ‘Alexandra’ and Mandevilla suaveolens. I’ve waxed lyrical about Fuchsia ’Rose of Castile in a previous post, but what a lovely setting this is to display tender plants in their full […]
Great to read your blog on Rose of Castile. You wouldn’t by any chance know who hybridised it?
Also interested that someone else is also gardening in a coastal garden in the SE. have many South American and South African plants in my cabbage patch too.