Fuchsia procumbens
(creeping fuchsia)

Details:

Foliage Colour: Green
Height: 10 cm
Width: 100 cm
Growth per Annum: Fast
Climate: Half Hardy
Sun: Full Sun, Part Shade, Full Shade
Soil: Dry, Moist
Category: Creeper
Features: Native. Attractive to birds, lizards and insects. Flower colour: Red.

A rather exotic Fuchsia, unlike most common types, unique for its creeping habit. This species grows much like a groundcover, often not exceeding more than a few inches in height. Bears pretty rainbow flowers followed by firm-fleshed, edible berries.

Habitat: A strictly coastal species. F. procumbens has been collected from cobble/gravel beaches, coastal cliff faces, coastal scrub and grassland, dune slacks and swales, and from the margins of saltmarshes (in places where it would be inundated during spring tides).

Flowering: September - May
Fruiting:    November - July [Fruit: Red]

Prices

  Each 20 or more 50 or more
2l Pot $8.50 $8.00 $7.50