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

7.0010.00

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

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SKU: N/A Category: Product ID: 1295

Description

Family: Onagraceae
Comment: 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.
Type: Species variant
Habit: Upright, vigorous
Height & Spread: 2-3m x 1-2m
Hardiness Zone: Fully hardy, (Min -15oC to -10 oC)
Tube: Scarlet
Sepal: Scarlet
Corolla: Dark purple
Hybridiser/Discoverer: Young (Scotland) Head gardener on the Riccarton Estate

 

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