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Fuchsia alpestris

Family: Onagraceae

Common names: LADIES EARDROPS, LADY'S EARDROPS

Synonyms: Fuchsia regia v. alpestris, Fuchsia regia var. alpestris

Native to: Brazil

Sentiment: humble love

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: arching, pendent

Leaves deciduous

Max height: 10 feet

Max width: 4 feet

Flower

pink, secondary color present

Leaf

green, warm

new growth distinct

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: hummingbird

Plant part consumed by birds: nectar

Plant features: deciduous

Exposure: light shade

Landscape use: container

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: +20 to +40 °F

Water: regular