Hardy Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Double Otto'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Double Otto
Hybridized by Crawshaw
Registered or introduced: 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

Regional

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

Roseville, California

Portland, Oregon

Artondale, Washington

Seattle, Washington

Vancouver, Washington (2 reports)

Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive

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.