Daily Flower Candy: Fuchsia ‘Rose of Castile’

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 thoughts on “Daily Flower Candy: Fuchsia ‘Rose of Castile’

  1. 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.

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