Ghostly Red California Fuchsia
Zauschneria californica 'Ghostly Red' (syn. Epilobium canum)
Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.
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|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Late summer through fall.|
|Flower Attribute||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Cottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Erosion Control, Firescaping/Firewise, Mass Planting, Rock Garden, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||All-Purpose Plant Food|
|Special Feature||Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.|
|Companion Plants||Salvia (Salvia); Agave (Agave); Coneflower (Echinacea); Russian Sage (Perovskia); Catmint (Nepeta)|
Tolerant of most soil types. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Best with part shade in hot inland areas; full sun with little summer water in cooler coastal areas. Tolerates mild drought when established. Prune lightly in early spring to promote dense growth and heavier bloom.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10