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Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt' (Fuchsia)

Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt' Photo/Illustration: Michelle Gervais


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Fuchsia 'Gartenmeister Bonstedt' FEW-shah Common Name: Fuchsia Genus: Fuchsia
This cultivar boasts single, long-tubed, brick red flowers and dark bronze-red leaves and stems.
Noteworthy characteristics: This vigorous, upright shrub tolerates the heat of summer better than other fuchsias. 
Care: Grow in a lightly shaded site in moist but well-drained soil. It may be used as an annual in cooler climates.
Propagation: Sow seed in spring; root softwood cuttings in spring, and semi-ripe cuttings in late summer with bottom heat.
Problems: Spider mites, scale, thrips, whiteflies, fuchsia gall mite, aphids, root-knot nematodes, rust, gray mold, crown gall, crown and root rots, Southern blight, Verticillium wilt.
Height 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Spread 1 ft. to 3 ft.
Growth Habit Clumps
Growth Pace Moderate Grower
Light Full Sun to Part Shade
Moisture Medium Moisture
Maintenance Low
Characteristics Attracts Hummingbirds; Showy Flowers; Showy Foliage
Bloom Time Fall; Summer
Foliage Color Colorful/Burgundy Foliage
Uses Beds and Borders, Container, Ground Covers, Indoor Plant, Suitable as Annual
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Shrubs

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