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PlantFiles: Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Astoria'

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Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Astoria
Hybridized by see Northwest Fuchsia Society

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Category:
Perennials
Shrubs

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

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

Hardiness:
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

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Red
Light Blue

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:
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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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral PedricksCorner On Aug 1, 2010, PedricksCorner from Freedom, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

This compact upright fuchsia is described as having red sepals and a single pale lilac corolla. The blossom is very similar to 'Abbe Farges', but the leaves and growth pattern of this bush are entirely different. The leaves of 'Astoria' are a bit different from most other fuchsias, they have a grey tone to them and grow very densely along the branches.

Regional...

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

Amesti, California



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