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Fuchsia boliviana, Bolivian Fuchsia

Fuchsia boliviana

Bolivian Fuchsia
Family: Onagraceae
Origin: Central America
Large shrub 5-10 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersRed/crimson/vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsEdible

Fuchsia boliviana has large drooping corymbs up to 20 cm long borne in late summer and autumn of scarlet red flowers . A white-flowering form exists named 'Alba', with a white tube and scarlet petals.After flowering it bears small red-purple, edible fruit 10-26 mm long.


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