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PlantFiles: Magellan Fuchsia
Fuchsia magellanica var. globosa

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Species: magellanica var. globosa

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Category:
Shrubs

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

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

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 7b: to -14.9 C (5 F)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Purple

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

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unblemished fruit must be significantly overripe before harvesting seed; clean and dry seeds

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive GardenGuyKin On May 25, 2010, GardenGuyKin from Portland, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

Survived the Winter of 2009, one week of below freezing weather and nights into the low teens. The remainder of 2009 & 2010 Winter was typical for this area. For added protection I mulched with oak leaves.

Regional...

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

Salem, Oregon



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