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FUCHSIA magellanica var. gracilis (syn. 'Ricartonii')
Hummingbird Fuchsia


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:: Onagraceae :: FUCHSIA :: magellanica :: var. gracilis (syn. 'Ricartonii')
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Main asset

A small shrub with very long flowering, very light, moving at the slightest breeze


The outer parts freeze under -5 ° C, but the plant starts again from the stump in spring. Mulching improves hardiness. The plant can be invasive in coastal climates.

Small, very branched shrub, with fine branches bearing small green leaves, and blooming in thin bells purple and red, without stopping from late spring to autumn.

  • Uses: Shaded beds, pots, planters

Global caracteristics:

  • Type of foliage: deciduous
  • Habit: bushy
  • Height: 2 m x 1.5 m (6.5 ft x 5 ft)
  • Growth: fast
  • Flowering period: June to October
  • Époque de fructification : September-October

Shape and colours:

  • Foliage shape: lanceolate
  • Foliage colour: medium green
  • Flowers shape: bells
  • Flowers colour: purple red
  • Forme des fruits : oval
  • Couleur des fruits : purple


  • Soil type: drained
  • Exposure: part-shade
  • Hardiness: - 10 °C (14 °F - USDA zone 8a)