Region: Pacific Northwest
I got my first Cape Fuchsia last year (spring 2011) and it doubled in size by this year. It has bloomed non-stop from spring to autumn with proper dead heading. I am so happy with this plant that I got another one this year in a different color. I am hoping to create a solid mass of them, which I think will be striking. For the first year I had my first one ( a Snow Queen ) in a pot waiting for my garden to be ready this year. It went in late spring and has thrived in a mixed clay and mulch soil. I have it in a shady location and seems happy there. I would recommend this plant to any level of gardener. My neighbor loved mine so much she got her own this year.
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