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Fuchsia 'Winston Churchill'

Family: Onagraceae (on-uh-GRAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Fuchsia (FEW-she-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Winston Churchill
Hybridized by Garson; Year of Registration or Introduction: 1942

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Tropicals and Tender Perennials

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

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

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:
Light Shade


Bloom Color:

Bloom Time:
Mid Summer
Late Summer/Early Fall
Mid Fall


Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
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:

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings
From semi-hardwood 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:

Positive DeborahLong On Nov 3, 2005, DeborahLong from Encinitas, CA wrote:

This fuchsia is simply stunning in a blue container. The flowers really are dramatically highlighted. I had tremendous success growing this fuchsia in a 10" ceramic pot. Blue, of course ! : )


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

Amesti, California
Boulder Creek, California
Encinitas, California
Perris, California
Salem, Oregon
North Bend, Washington
Seattle, Washington

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