Ghostly Red California Fuchsia

Zauschneria californica 'Ghostly Red' (syn. Epilobium canum)

Item 056011


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  • Light Needs
    Full sun
  • Watering Needs
    Water regularly- weekly, or more often in extreme heat; less often, once established.

The most vivid red of the California fuchias! This highly adaptable shrub-like perennial with fuzzy, grey green foliage makes a wonderful ground cover for slopes and natural gardens, offering valuable nectar to hummingbird and butterflies while resisting grazing by deer. Evergreen.

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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, spreading 3 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Zauschneria californica 'Ghostly Red' (syn. Epilobium canum)
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, North American Native Selection, Waterwise
Foliage Color: Gray-green
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Long Bloom Season
Bloom Time: Late summer through fall.
Flower Color: Red
Garden Style: Tropical ,   Rustic ,   Mediterranean ,   Cottage

Tolerant of most soil types. Water regularly during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Best with part shade in hot inland areas; full sun with little summer water in cooler coastal areas. Tolerates mild drought when established. Prune lightly in early spring to promote dense growth and heavier bloom.

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by Maggie, April 12, 2017

I didn't think it was going to survive it's first season (purchased in 2016) in my yard. This year its a lot more robust and healthy looking :-)!

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