Splendid Fuchsia. An unusual upright fuschia with lipstick-red flowers tipped in bright green. The plant grows to about 6 feet tall and 3 feet wide and blooms heavily from spring to fall. This easy shrublet is pest-resistant and appears to even be avoided by both deer and rabbits! The delicious, edible berries are said to taste tart with a peppery aftertaste.
(Onagraceae) Syn: Fuchsia cordifolia. Native southern Mexico.
Light: Part shade or shade are best. It will tolerate full sun, but won't look as lush.
Soil: Well-drained with plenty of organic matter or leaf mould
Fertilizer: All-purpose fertilizer
Hardiness: Zone 9
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