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Kiwi Sheen Fuchsia

Fuchsia excorticata 'Kiwi Sheen'

SKU
05062
This superb selection by Daniel Hinkley has striking rosy-red foliage with a metallic sheen. Deep burgundy flowers are small but charming. Mature specimens display attractive cinnamon-colored exfoliating bark. Evergreen in frost-free areas.
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Needs regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

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Average Size at MaturityA large shrub or small tree to 10 feet tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSpring and Summer
Deciduous/ EvergreenDeciduous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorRed
Foliage ColorBurgundy
Garden StyleTropical
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseContainer
Light NeedsFiltered sun
Soil NeedsAll-Purpose Plant Food
Special FeatureAttracts Hummingbirds, Dramatic Foliage Color, Gift Plant, Pet Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsNeeds regular watering - weekly, or more often in extreme heat.

In the landscape, follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. In containers, check often to maintain moist conditions. Feed with a general purpose fertilizer to encourage blooms.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 8-10

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