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F. x colensoi Purpurascens
Currently Unavailable
Hybridiser: Hooker, (NZ)
Year Introduced: 1867
Height 55cm
Spread 140cm


One of the few species fuchsias from New Zealand, a natural hybrid. Interesting plant with green flowers and blue pollen. Very lax, spreading habit.

Tube: Green, short, widely flared.

Sepals: Green, short, broad, horizontal.

Corolla: None.

Foliage: Mid green with a distinct bronze purple cast.

Section: Skinnera.

Flower Size
Small (1.5 - 3cm) #
Flower Type
Single #
Semi Trailing #
H4 (Min -10°C to -5°C) #