Catalina California Fuchsia
Zauschneria californica 'Catalina' (syn. Epilobium canum)
Full sun, Partial sun
Once established, needs only occasional watering.
We no longer grow this plant
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|Lore||Zauschneria 'Catalina', reclassified to the genus Epilobium, carries the common name "California Fuchsia" and is native to the coast and offshore islands of California.|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 3 to 5 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide|
|Bloom Time||Summer to fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Fire Wise, Mass Planting, Poolside, Rock Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun, Partial sun|
|Special Feature||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest|
|Watering Needs||Once established, needs only occasional watering.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Plumbago (Plumbago); Purple Fountain Grass (Pennisetum)|
Provide average, well drained soil. Drought tolerant when established; best with occasional to infrequent summer irrigation. In heavy or clay soils, take care not to over water. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer. Prune lightly in early spring to encourage dense, full growth and heavier bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10