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Epilobium 'Silver Select'

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Species Name: Epilobium 'Silver Select'
Common Name: Silver Select California Fuchsia

This low-growing fuchsia has bright grey foliage and brilliant red flowers that will attract hummingbirds to your garden in late summer and fall. Makes a nice, small-scale groundcover and is good for erosion control as well.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 8 in. H x 2' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 10 degrees F
Flower Season: Late Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red
Distribution: Selected for the garden
Natural Habitat: Selected for the garden

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