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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Beacon'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Beacon
Hybridized by Bull; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1871

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Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:
36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Hardiness:
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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Fuchsia (Red-Purple)
Red

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

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

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
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive PedricksCorner On Sep 5, 2009, PedricksCorner from Freedom, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

Beacon is an old-fashioned upright winter hardy bush listed by the Northwest Fuchsia Society as being one of those that may be able to survive colder winters than the zones listed here for it, and perhaps without the need for extra protection. FindThatFuchsia lists the colors as follows:
Sepals - Deep Pink
Corolla - Bright Mauve Pink

Regional...

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

Amesti, California



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