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Fuchsia 'Thalia'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Thalia
Hybridized by Bonstedt; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1905

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade


Bloom Color:

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


Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

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 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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1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Neutral Joan On Dec 7, 2008, Joan from Belfield, ND (Zone 4a) wrote:

A Triphylla type Fuchsia with pointed flowers that appear in abundant numbers over a long blooming season. The blooms are red to red/orange.

The foliage is olive green with magenta veining and purple undersides.

Positive Marilynbeth On Aug 26, 2007, Marilynbeth from Hebron, KY wrote:

I bought three 8" pots already blooming at a local garden center and planted them next to each other. They are beautiful and the Hummingbirds love them!

I usually plant Fuchsia triphylla 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt', which I did this year also.


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

Hebron, Kentucky

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