This spring, I was walking around the garden centers, in search of petunias to fill lots of spots in the garden, since I had declared this year to be The Year of the Petunia here at Our Little Acre. I found an orange one that I decided I needed, and not too far away on the bench was a plant with foliage that looked like it was just made to go with that petunia.
|I can imagine all kinds of wonderful things this would complement!|
I bought them both and potted them up in a hanging container for the gazebo:
Even though I knew full well that the beautiful-foliaged plant was a Fuchsia, for some reason I didn't expect it to do this:
This just might be my most favorite plant of the summer.
Fuchsia austromontana 'Autumnale'
Light: Part shade to Shade