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Epilobium canum

California Fuchsia

Hummingbird Trumpet, Zauschneria, Hoary Fuchsia, Arizona Fuchsia
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Plant Facts

Scientific Name Epilobium canum
Principal Common Name California Fuchsia
Common Name(s) Hummingbird Trumpet, Zauschneria, Hoary Fuchsia, Arizona Fuchsia
Synonym Zauschneria spp.
Description Slender stemmed climbing and multi branched shrubby perennial with toothed light green to gray green laceolate to ovate foliage that is densely spreading and hairy.
General Comments An outstanding native plant that grows over a wide range of the Western US. A favorite of hummingbirds.
Origin
Nativity California, Western US
Height Range 4 - 0 FT
Spread Range 4 - 0 FT
Flower Showy Y
Warning
Sunset Zones 2 : 3 : 4 : 5 : 6 : 7 : 8 : 9 : 10 : 12 : 13 : 14 : 15 : 16 : 17 : 18 : 19 : 20 : 21 : 22 : 23 : 24
USDA Zones
Leaf Color Gray-Green : Light Green
Leaf Texture Fine : Hairy
Form Shrub
Flower Color Red-Orange : Scarlet Red
Flower Time Summer : Fall
Months
Ease of Growing Average
Light Preferences Sun (minimum 8 hours direct sun)
Soil Preferences Dry : Rocky : Well-drained
Watering Preferences
Outstanding Features Attracts Birds : Color : Drought tolerant : Flower : Heat Tolerant

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