Fuchsia boliviana

Common Name : Red boliviana, Bolivian Fuchsia Botanical Name : Fuchsia boliviana Family : Onagraceae

Fuchsia boliviana

Kingdom - Plantae

Order - Myrtales

Genus - Fuchsia

Origin / Native - Argentina, Bolivia, Southern Peru, South America, New Zealand

Category - Small Tree, large erect shrub, vine

Type / Life Cycle - Perennial

Height - 12 to 20 feet tall

White variety - Fuchsia boliviana 'Alba'

Propagation From - Seed

Uses - Ornamental

Flowering Season - All year-round

Flowers - Large, showy, decorative, tubular, colorful, clustered, trumpet-shaped, 4 inches long, hanging red blooms with white stamens & stigma

Fruits - Green, edible

Foliage&Plant - Evergreen, large, oval-shaped leaves with woody, healthy stems

Attracts - Bees, Hummingbirds

Light Requirement&Care - Part sun, Part shade, cool temperature, well drained, moist soil, water daily

Found In - Cool forests

Growth Rate - Fast

Good For - Continers, Edges, hanging baskets

Red boliviana
Red boliviana

Photographs: Guna Selvi Camera: Nikon D40x Location : Ooty flower show 2014, Govt. Botanical Garden, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu, India

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