Clone East, Monamolin, Gorey, Ireland, Y25 H721
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Fuchsia magellanica var. riccartonii


Vigorous, upright bush variety with dark green bronze foliage. Single, medium-sized, scarlet and dark purple blossoms. Ideal for hedging in mild areas. Hardy

The origins of this variety is disputed. Raised on the Riccarton Estate in Scotland it may have been a naturally occurring variant or the result of a manmade x. It is said to be the variety most often seen in Irish hedgerows

Height & Spread:   2-3m x 1-2m

SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 1295


Family: Onagraceae
Type: Species variant
Habit: Upright, vigorous
Hardiness Zone: Fully hardy, (Min -15oC to -10oC)
Tube: Scarlet
Sepal: Scarlet
Corolla: Dark purple
Origins/Parentage: F.coccinea X
Hybridiser/Discoverer:  Young (Scotland) Head gardener on the Riccarton Estate
Introduced: 1830


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