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Fuchsia
Fuchsia 'Astoria'

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

Regional

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

Amesti, California

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral

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.