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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Black Prince'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Black Prince
Hybridized by Banks; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1861

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)
12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Dark Purple/Black

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

Foliage:
Deciduous

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:

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive PedricksCorner On Jul 18, 2009, PedricksCorner from Freedom, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

My Black Prince is a nice compact bush. He fits in perfeclty next to the taller varieties, filling in what would be a gap. And he is almost always covered with hundreds of little blossoms.

Regional...

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

Amesti, California
Seattle, Washington



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