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Fuchsia 'Blue Eyes'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Eyes
Hybridized by Reedstorm; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1954

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Late Spring/Early Summer
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall


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:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From softwood 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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3 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive burn_2007 On Apr 15, 2012, burn_2007 from Grand-Falls, NB (Zone 4a) wrote:

I grow this plant in a basket, in full shade. It's doing really well by my front porch door.

Positive weedsfree On Jul 27, 2010, weedsfree from Magna, UT (Zone 7a) wrote:

Doing very well in my yard. Mine is in a pot but gets the heat blast all afternoon with summer temperatures averaging around 98. Have no problems with this cultivar. Leaves are green and ripply like spinach. It seems to be slow growing however. I expect blooms next year.

Positive PedricksCorner On Jul 14, 2009, PedricksCorner from Freedom, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Although Blue Eyes is often grown as a hanging basket, I planted mine into the ground a few years ago, next to my Voodoo and it is becoming a low mounding bush. I don't want the hummingbirds so be tempted to go too low, so I've been pruning the lower branches off and it is progressing very well.


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

Amesti, California
Houston, Texas
Salt Lake City, Utah
Seattle, Washington

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