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Fuchsia ( Bonita Fuchsia )




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Fuchsia
( Bonita Fuchsia )

Double purple corolla with sepals of pink. Blooms in early summer to early August. The fuchsia has oval, green leaves and produce fruits that are edible but not appetizing. Mulch heavily where winters are cold. Prune back dead or broken branches in spring, especially on plants that were left outside in areas with mild winters. Cooler summer temperatures make Fuchsias a favorite for the Pacific Northwest.
Important Info : Does not tolerant drought, high humidity, and high summer heat.


How to Grow this Plant:


Characteristics
Cultivar:Bonita
Family:Onagraceae
Size:Height: 2.5 ft. to 6 ft.
Width: 1.67 ft. to 3 ft.
Plant Category:edibles, landscape, shrubs,
Plant Characteristics:decorative berries or fruit, seed start, weeping,
Foliage Characteristics:small leaves, deciduous,
Foliage Color:green,
Flower Characteristics:pendent, showy,
Flower Color:pinks, purples,
Tolerances:
Requirements
Flowering Time Range:Early Summer to Late Summer
USDA Hardiness Zone:9 to 11
AHS Heat Zone:Not defined for this plant
Light Range:Shade to Full Sun
pH Range:5 to 7
Soil Range:Sandy Loam to Loam
Water Range:Normal to Moist


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