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Last updated 14/05/20 10:00.
Commonly known as Australian fuchsia
Genus of about 20 species of evergreen shrubs and small trees from scrub and woodland in Australia.
Natural hybridisation makes naming confusing and hundreds of named varieties exist. Some species are becoming endangered in the wild.
Evergreen - shrubs and small trees. Leaves are aromatic when bruised.
Medium shrub - Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height - flowers are tubular to bell-shaped with 4 spreading or reflexed lobes.
Will grow outside in milder locations - This could include plants which would survive happily in a greenhouse or conservatory if not in a mild location. If you have a sheltered spot in your garden then it may do well here. - if growing in greenhouse - ericaceous compost, full light, shade from hot sun.
Additional Features - Good to know - - in warm areas good as a courtyard plant or at the base of a wall.
Pests & Diseases - scale insects in greenhouse.
Place of origin - Australia.
Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil -
Neutral to acid soil