**I LOVE plants that can be neglected and still thrive well!**
**GROWN ON OUR FARM HERE IN TENNESSEE **
*GIANT HARDY MAGELLANICA FUCHSIA*
F. magellanica A true, hardy fuchsia, this delightful tropical looking shrub grows with a graceful, arching habit. Drooping, 1 1/2 inches long, red flowers shower the plants like dainty jewels that draw the eye as well as hummingbirds and butterfly's!
The plants start flowering in summer and keep going clear through to a hard frost. Plants typically range in height from 6-12 feet tall !
Treat as an herbaceous perennial in cooler climates, as the tops will die back at the first hard frost, and mulch the roots in fall,They'll come back in the Spring!
Giant Hardy Fuchsia, is a deciduous flowering shrub native to Argentina and Chile!
Enthusiasts cultivate these plants for their showy blossoms!
According to the Fine Gardening sites, these plants add a colorful, tropical flair to gardens when planted as specimen plants, as borders or in Flowers beds!
Hardy in zones 3 and above.