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Fuchsia venusta

Fuchsia venusta

Photo by Ken-ichi Ueda (CC BY 4.0)

Full Sun
Tender

10b

USDA zone

2°C

Minimum temperature

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Fuchsia venusta Overview

Fuchsia venusta is an uncommon evergreen species in the evening primrose family, Onagraceae. Flowers are tubular and bright orange in colour. It has a clumping, bushy habit and is half-hardy, coping with temperatures as low as -5 degrees Celsius, plant in a position of full or partial sun, in moist, well-draining soil for optimal growth. The orange flowers measure approximately 5cm in length, these are borne at the tips of branches, they are graceful, with a long tubular structure and this species is known to attract hummingbirds. Flowers lead on to edible purple fruits. This species is resistant to Fuchsia Gall Mite.

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Pot plant