Irish wildflowers

Photos: Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork

White Fuchsia
Fuchsia magellanica var. molinae (Fuchsia magellanica 'Molinae')
Family: Onagraceae

Flowering: June - October. Deciduous shrub. Garden escape. Introduced.

Variety of Red Fuchsia
Graceful, very pale-pink flowers, pendent, long-stalked. Sepals are whitish-pink, petals sometimes slightly darker. Deciduous leaves, arching stems. Young growth is frost-tender. Spreads by suckers, occasionally self-sown. Height to 2.75m.

Occasional garden escape or discard.


White Fuchsia. Ringaskiddy, Co.Cork. September 2008

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