Fuchsia


Species and cultivars you need to learn for class:

Fuchsia sp.

Common name: Fuchsia

Other cultivars and species: Several species, but most used in the garden are hybrids.

Family: Onagraceae

Zone: Tropical

Identifying characteristics: Opposite usually oval to lance shaped leaves on green or red stems. Flowers are usually nodding and have a tubular center topped with colored sepals.

Culture and use notes: Use in hanging baskets or mixed containers. Some of the upright cultivars also make good container plants.

USDA Plant profile


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