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PlantFiles: Hardy Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Double Otto'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Double Otto
Hybridized by Crawshaw; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1993

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 8a: to -12.2 C (10 F)
USDA Zone 8b: to -9.4 C (15 F)
USDA Zone 9a: to -6.6 C (20 F)
USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)
USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink
Purple

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Profile:

1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive jamie68 On Jul 19, 2005, jamie68 from Vancouver, WA (Zone 8b) wrote:

A Joy Creek Nursery find, this is one of my favorite hardy Fuchsia. Gorgeous deep, dark purple inside, and lovely dark pink outside. Fully double blooms!!! Nice shrub, neat habit.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Roseville, California
Portland, Oregon
Artondale, Washington
Five Corners, Washington
Vancouver, Washington (2 reports)



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