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Route 66 California Fuchsia

Zauschneria californica 'Route 66' (syn. Epilobium canum)

Item 054872

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USDA Zone:
8-10
Your zone may be too cold for this plant:
6
  • Light Needs
    Full sun to Partial sun
  • Watering Needs
    Once established, needs only occasional watering. Supplemental irrigation recommended in hot, dry conditions.
Description:

Prized by gardeners and bird lovers alike, this shrubby perennial adds fantastic late season color to the landscape, its brilliant orange-red tubular flowers attracting hummingbirds in droves. Low, spreading form with broad grey foliage is useful on hillsides, informal borders or wildlife gardens. This tough, adaptable California native is very drought tolerant when established.

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Average Landscape Size
Reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 2 to 4 ft. wide.
Flowering Season
Botanical Name: Zauschneria californica 'Route 66' (syn. Epilobium canum)
Deciduous/ Evergreen: Evergreen
Growth Habit: Spreading
Growth Rate: Moderate
Special Feature: Attracts Hummingbirds, Deer Resistant, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, North American Native Selection, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise
Foliage Color: No
Flower Attribute: Showy Flowers ,   Long Bloom Season
Bloom Time: Summer to fall
Flower Color: Red
Garden Style: Tropical ,   Mediterranean

Thrives in most well drained soils. Follow a regular watering schedule during the first growing season to establish a deep, extensive root system. Drought tolerant when established. Prune in early spring to encourage dense growth and heavier bloom.

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