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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'R.A.F.'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: R.A.F.
Additional cultivar information: (aka Royal Air Force)
Hybridized by Garson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1942

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

12-15 in. (30-38 cm)

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

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


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

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
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive RustyStar On May 21, 2008, RustyStar from Redondo Beach, CA (Zone 10a) wrote:

Trailing Plant. Flowers are double with a pink corolla and red sepals. Excellent used in baskets or pots. Keep soil consistently moist, fertilize often and remove old flowers regularly. A very pretty fuchsia!!


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

Redondo Beach, California
Seattle, Washington

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