Hardy Fuchsia (Fuchsia magellanica) in the Fuchsias Database

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Botanical names:
Fuchsia magellanica Accepted
Fuchsia conica Synonym
Fuchsia magellanica var. eburnea Synonym
Fuchsia magellanica var. globosa Synonym
Fuchsia magellanica var. molinae Synonym
Fuchsia globosa Synonym
Fuchsia longipedunculata Synonym
Fuchsia thompsonii Synonym
Fuchsia gracilis Synonym
Fuchsia magellanica var. macrostema Synonym

Data specific to Fuchsias (Edit)
Habit: Bush
Type: Single
Color of sepals: Red
Color of corolla: Purple

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 6a -23.3 °C (-10 °F) to -20.6 °C (-5 °F)
Leaves: Deciduous
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Pollinators: Various insects


Honey Bees in the Garden:  JuneHoney Bees in the Garden: June
June 1, 2011

June brings the end of school, Father's Day and summer. Summer brings hot weather and plants may need extra water. Honey bees will also need extra water to keep the hive cool.

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Posted by Mindy03 (Delta KY) on Apr 23, 2012 8:29 AM

Honey bees get nectar and pollen from this plant.

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