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PlantFiles: Hardy Fuchsia
Fuchsia magellanica 'Riccartonii'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Species: magellanica (ma-jell-AN-ee-kuh) (Info)
Cultivar: Riccartonii

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)
6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)
8-10 ft. (2.4-3 m)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)
4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

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:
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Purple

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

Foliage:
Grown for foliage
Deciduous
Variegated
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
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 Kathleen On Nov 11, 2008, Kathleen from Panama, NY (Zone 5a) wrote:

This plant is hardy in my zone 5 garden in a protected spot under a small sourwood tree where it enjoys a consistent snow cover through the cold months

Regional...

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

Topsfield, Massachusetts
Panama, New York
Olympia, Washington



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