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Hello Dolly

Hello Dolly
Originally uploaded by Sisterfish.
One of my favorite hardy fuschias, Hello Dolly.

Such a nice blast of color for a semi-shady bed.


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Aug. 23rd, 2005 01:41 pm (UTC)
I'd been wondering what kind of flowers those were. Thanks :)
Aug. 23rd, 2005 03:56 pm (UTC)
Thanks very much for the pics... I love those. They look like the ones outside our old office building, which I especially liked. Pretty, pretty flowers.

Curious: Are they upright growing fuchsias? How are they in containers? Do you think they'd grow OK in the moat outside my windows at home? Clematis didn't like that location, maybe too shady for them... Where can one acquire such plants?

Aug. 23rd, 2005 07:17 pm (UTC)
These are upright fuschias, they do pretty well in lots of shade, as long as they have water.

I originally got these up at flower world in the spring, being sure to get upright, rather than trailing. They were probably $5 each...and I've had them for at least 4 years. When I moved, I divided each plant into two, so now I have 4 of them!

Aug. 24th, 2005 02:41 am (UTC)
Thanks for the info!

I'll check with KW and see when she's likely to go to Flower World again. Maybe I'll find them if I get a chance to do some exploring with her.

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