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A picture of a Californian Fuchsia

Californian Fuchsia

Epilobium canum

Also known as

Hummingbird's Trumpet

Photo by garmonb0zia (CC0)

Full Sun
Light watering
Frost Hardy

H4

RHS hardiness

-10°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Overview

Epilobium canum is a semi-evergreen shrub from western North America. It grows to around 30cm high, producing vivid red, tubular flowers which resemble those of Fuchsias. Foliage is small and coloured grey-green.

Special Features

Attractive flowers

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