Fuchsia ‘California’

hardy fuchsia

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Outstanding Qualities

Hummingbird bliss! The long tubular flowers and sepals of this cultivar are pastel rosy pink with a deep salmon corolla. The height is 2 to 3 feet and the same in width during the growing season with colorful flowering beginning in early summer until frost before going dormant for the winter.

Quick Facts

Plant Type: perennial

Foliage Type: deciduous

Plant Height: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 meters)

Plant Width/Spread: 3 ft. 0 in. (0.91 meters)

Hardiness: USDA Zones 7 to 10

Flower Color: orange

Sun/Light Exposure: full sun to light or open shade

Water Requirements: regular watering

Seasonal Interest: colorful flowers summer through autumn

Wildlife Associations: bees, hummingbirds

Culture Notes
Hardy fuchsias grow best and will flower more in full sun, although light or open shade is okay. The soil should be rich and well-drained and water provided regularly during dry periods or frequent watering for plants in more sun.