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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Jingle Bells'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Jingle Bells

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

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:
Sun to Partial Shade


Bloom Color:
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


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:

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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2 positives
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive Leehallfae On Aug 21, 2011, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

Jingle Bells is an easy care hardy fuchsia. It will grow in a container, with potting soil. It will also thrive in a garden, as long as it is planted in August, and given a bit of protection (mulch) the first year.

As Jingle Bells Fuchsia is a hardy perennial, I wait at least a year to fertilize it.

It will blossom until the first frost, and if kept indoors, with weekly misting, it will bloom all year.

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

You can see this one from a mile away! Really cheery, bright red and white! Very Christmas-looking fuchsia!


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

Redlands, California
Redondo Beach, California
Graham, Washington
North Bend, Washington
Redmond, Washington
Seattle, Washington

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