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Now that fall is here, we have limited our stock for online purchase. Find Monrovia plants at your local garden center. Pre-order for 2023 will be available later this year. ×

Colorburst™ Orange Cape Fuchsia

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A handsome Monrovia exclusive with dark green foliage on a bushy, upright mound and a profusion of extraordinary blooms. The showy clusters of dangling, tubular, fuchsia-like, orange firecracker flowers will be the star of the show from midsummer into fall. An herbaceous perennial; may remain evergreen in mild winter regions.
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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.


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Botanical Pronunciationfy-GEL-us REK-tus
LoreA South African native that thrives in Mediterranean-like climates with moderately warm temperatures, and cooler coastal regions.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide, spreading wider by underground stems.
Bloom TimeMidsummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Hillside
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater when top 2 inches of soil is dry.
Companion PlantsYarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Catmint (Nepeta); Hemerocallis (Daylily); Saliva (Salvia)

Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates drought in cool coastal areas. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. In colder regions cut back to basal foliage in late winter or spring after last frost; mulch to protect root zone. Feed in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

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