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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Rohees New Millenium'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Rohees New Millenium
Additional cultivar information: (aka Millenium, New Millenium)
Hybridized by Roes/Heesakkers; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2000

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

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

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)
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)

Sun Exposure:
Full Sun
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
Scarlet (Dark Red)
Dark Purple/Black

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year
Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
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:
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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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral Leehallfae On Aug 31, 2009, Leehallfae from Seattle, WA wrote:

New Millenium Fuchsia dose have darker than usual flowers. They're dark pink/purple. The plant is 15 inches tall and 30 inches wide. It is neither an upright nor a trailing fuchsia. It is more of a groundcover.

It is hardy in Zone 8b, but suggest storing it in a covered basement for the first two winters. After it is planted into the ground, one might wish to add mulch if the winters are severe, that is below 30F for a few days.



Positive PedricksCorner On Aug 23, 2009, PedricksCorner from Freedom, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

The double black purple corolla on this variety just took my breath away! It is listed by FindThatFuchsia as being one of those that can be either a trailer or and upright bush. I plan on encouraging it to be an upright bush via proper pruning. It appears to have a dense growth pattern.

Regional...

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

Amesti, California
Issaquah, Washington
North Bend, Washington
Seattle, Washington (2 reports)



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