Californian Fuchsia

Epilobium canum

Hummingbird's Trumpet

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A close up of some red Epilobium canum flowers
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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.
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Planning

Flowering time

Summer, Autumn

Special features

Attractive flowers

Special features

Origin

North America

Environment

Light

Full Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Chalk, Loam, Sand

Soil PH preference

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Frost hardiness

Hardy

Personality

Family

Onagraceae

Flower colour

Red
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