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Epilobium 'Topanga'

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

Unusual leaved variety from the Santa Monica Mountains. Cut back after bloom. Loved by hummingbirds.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 3' W
Growth Habit: Clumping, spreads from roots
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-deciduous
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun to part shade
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Occasional to moderate
Cold Hardy to:
Flower Season: Late Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: A selection from the Santa Monica Mountains.
Natural Habitat: Canyons, slopes, hillsides, rock crevices, gravelly areas

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