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Fuchsia fulgens, Fuchsia

Fuchsia fulgens

Family: Onagraceae
Origin: Central America, Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterRed/crimson/vinous flowersEdible

Fuchsia fulgens often grows as an epiphyte in trees or on rocks.

The edible fruit is gathered from the wild and consumed locally. The plant is grown as an ornamental in gardens.

This species is a parent of many ornamental cultivated greenhouse varieties.

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