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

9a

USDA zone

-7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

10 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

More images of Californian Fuchsia

Some red Epilobium canum flowers
A red flower on a Epilobium canum plant
A photo of Californian Fuchsia
A photo of Californian Fuchsia
A close up of a some red Epilobium canum flowers

Californian Fuchsia 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.

How to propagate Californian Fuchsia

Seed

You can propagate from seeds.

Division

Division in the spring.

Cuttings

From side shoot cuttings in summer.

Special features of Californian Fuchsia

Attractive flowers

Other uses of Californian Fuchsia

Walls, rock garden. Attracts humming birds in suitable geographical locations.

Summer flowering garden shrubs

These summer flowering shrubs are perfect additions to a garden to provide pollinators with habitat, shelter and food.

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