Fuchsia is an exotic flower, with hanging flowers in magenta, pink, purple, and white. Fuchsia can also attract hummingbirds.

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Fuchsia is an exotic flower, with hanging flowers in magenta, pink, purple, and white. Fuchsia can also attract hummingbirds.

By Liz Baessler Deadheading can be an important step in caring for flowering plants. Removing spent flowers makes the plants more attractive, it’s true, but more importantly it encourages the growth of new flowers. When flowers fade, they give way to seeds, which most gardeners don’t care about. By getting rid of the spent flowers before the seeds start to form, you keep the plant from expending all that energy – energy that can be better spent making more flowers. Deadheading isn’t always necessary, however, and the method can vary from plant to plant. Keep reading to learn more about how to deadhead a fuchsia plant. Do Fuchsias Need to Be Deadheaded? Fuchsias will drop their spent flowers naturally, so if you’re only interested in keeping things neat, deadheading fuchsia plants isn’t really necessary. However, when the flowers drop, they leave behind seed pods, which take energy to form and

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