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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Roesse Blacky'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Roesse Blacky
Additional cultivar information: (aka Blacky, Blackie)
Hybridized by Roes; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2002

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

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

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:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Dark Purple/Black

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


Other details:
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
From semi-hardwood cuttings
From hardwood cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow unblemished fruit to ripen; clean and dry seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

Positive GardenGuyKin On Jul 4, 2009, GardenGuyKin from Portland, OR (Zone 8a) wrote:

Tube and sepals reddish purple. Corolla opens very dark purple, almost black, maturing to dark reddish purple. Large bloom for this blossom color.


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

Castro Valley, California
Walterville, Oregon
Port Angeles, Washington (2 reports)

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