Magenta Cape Fuchsia

Phygelius capensis 'Magenta'

Tall, dark ruby stems show off loose clusters of vivid, deep magenta flowers above compact mounds of deep green foliage. Needs little care once established. A must for mixed borders, succulent or naturalized landscapes, where it will add a vibrant burst of color. Perfect for bird and butterfly gardens. Semi-evergreen in mildest winter climates.
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Water weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.

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Botanical Pronunciationfy-GEL-us ka-PEN-sis
Average Size at MaturityReaches 2 ft. tall and wide.
Bloom TimeSummer to fall.
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeFlowers for Cutting, Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Growth HabitSpreading, Rounded
Growth RateModerate
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Cutting Garden, Wildlife Garden
Light NeedsFull sun, Partial sun
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Waterwise, Bird Friendly, Compact Form
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.

Thrives in well-drained soil, enriched with organic matter. Drought tolerant in cool coastal areas when established. Spreads slowly by underground stems. Cut back to basal foliage in late winter. Apply an all-purpose slow release fertilizer in spring.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 7-9

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