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Cape Fuchsia

A beautiful shrub native to South Africa that bears hummingbird-attracting, tubular blossoms all summer. Upright flower spikes offer good textural contrast. Appropriate for the perennial, mixed, or cutting garden. Prune lightly in spring to maintain symmetry. Prefers well-drained, moist soil.

Companion Plants

Lamb's Ear

Maiden Grass

Shasta Daisy

Plant Details

  • Common name

    Cape Fuchsia

  • Botanical name


  • Variety


  • Zone

    USDA Zone 8 (10°F) to USDA Zone 10 (30°F).

  • Light

    Part sun

  • Height

    3-5' (1-1.5 m)

  • Habit


  • Feed

    In spring

  • Water

    Weekly during dry spells

  • Bloom Color


  • Bloom Time


  • Maintenance

    Remove spent blooms

This plant also belongs to the following collections:

  • Hallie R.'s collection