Australian fuschia Overview
Genus with evergreen shrubs and small trees originating from scrubland habitats and woodland environments in Australia. There are around 12 described species that produce bell-shaped flowers. These species readily hybridise with one another in the wild and many cultivars have been produced by botanists. Flowers tend to be red-pink, cream or white-green and hanging singly or in small groups. Foliage is oppositely arranged, consisting of simple leaves with branched hairs on their surface.
How to propagate Australian fuschia
You can propagate by seeds in the spring.
Semi-ripe cuttings in late summer.
Special features of Australian fuschia
Other uses of Australian fuschia
Grown for their flowers.