Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Thalia'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Thalia
Hybridized by Bonstedt
Registered or introduced: 1905
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Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:

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

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Foliage:

Deciduous

Blue-Green

Burgundy

Veined

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:

Non-patented

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

Regional

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

Hebron, Kentucky

Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Neutral

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

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.