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Epilobium 'Catalina'

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Epilobium 'Catalina'
Epilobium 'Catalina'
Epilobium 'Catalina'
Epilobium 'Catalina'
Epilobium 'Catalina'
Epilobium 'Catalina'

Species Name: Epilobium canum 'Catalina'
Common Name: Catalina California fuchsia

An unusually tall fucshia selection from Catalina Island. Soft, velvety, grey-green leaves with large red flowers. Long bloom season.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 3' H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Upright
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Late Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Catalina Island
Natural Habitat: Dry, rocky hillsides

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Other Names
  • Bornstein, Carol, David Fross, and Bart O'Brien. California Native Plants for the Garden. Los Olivos, CA: Cachuma Press. 2005.
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