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botanical name:
Fuchsia magellanica
Fuchsia magellanica © Deeproot Plant Base
family:  Onagraceae
characteristics: shrub
height: 3.00m
width: 3.00m
growth rate: fast
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: red
stem/bark: brown
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: moist soil, coastal
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -12°C
USDA zone: 7 to 9
Hardy, free flowering shrub with arching branches covered in small pendant flowers from summer through to autumn. the inner flower petals are purple and surrounded by bright crimson sepals. Can become quite large in mild area where growth is not limited by frost. May be used as an attractive informal hedge.

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