Fuchsia 'Coralle'

Fuchsia 'Coralle'

Photo/Illustration: 
Jennifer Benner
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(Fuchsia 'Coralle')
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Synonyms:  'Koralle'
Genus:  Fuchsia

'Coralle' is an upright fuchsia with vivid red-orange pendent flowers and velvety dark green leaves with maroon undersides.

Noteworthy Characteristics: 

Vivid tubular flowers and dark green foliage. Attracts hummingbirds.

Care: 

Fuchsias do best in partial shade with full morning sun, and moist but well-drained soil. Do not overwater.

Propagation: 

Start seeds or root softwood cuttings in spring, or take semi-ripe cuttings in late summer and use bottom heat to root them.

Problems: 

Spider mites, aphids, scale insects, whiteflies, thrips, fuchsia gall mite, root-knot nematodes, rust, gray mold, crown gall, rots, Verticillium wilt, Southern blight.

Overview

Height
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread
1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit
Clumps
Light
Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture
Medium Moisture
Maintenance
Low
Characteristics
Attracts Hummingbirds,
Showy Flowers
Bloom Time
Early Summer,
Late Summer,
Summer
Flower Color
Flame,
Red,
Salmon
Uses
Beds and Borders,
Container,
Suitable as Annual
Seasonal Interest
Summer Interest
Type
Perennials

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