Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt'Item #7154 USDA Hardiness Zone: 9 - 11
This vigorous, upright shrub tolerates heat better than other fuchsias. Dark bronze-red leaves and stems provide striking contrast to vibrant clusters of deep coral-red tubular flowers in late spring and summer. A must for the hummingbird garden! Performs well in containers. Use as an annual in cooler climates.
- DetailBotanical Pronunciation:FEW-she-uhPlant type:PerennialDeciduous/evergreen:EvergreenAverage landscape size:Grows 1 to 3 ft. tall and wide.Special features:Attracts Hummingbirds, Bird Friendly, Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care, Gift Plant, Pet FriendlyBlooms:Late spring through fall; nearly year-round in warm winter regions.Flower color:RedDesign IdeasBeautiful when combined with plants with lime green or grey foliage.
- CareCare InformationProvide a lightly shaded site in moist but well-drained soil. 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. Shear lightly occasionally to shape and feed with a general purpose fertilizer to encourage blooms. May be used as an annual in cooler climates.Light Needs:Full to partial shadeWatering Needs:Keep soil surface moist, but not soggy.