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Epilobium canum canum

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Epilobium canum canum
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Epilobium canum canum
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Epilobium canum canum

Species Name: Epilobium canum
Common Name: Hoary fuchsia

Showy red trumpet-shaped blooms in summer and fall! A favorite of hummingbirds. Recommended for erosion control. Reseeds easily. Tolerates heavy soils.

Plant Family: Onagraceae
Plant Type: Perennial
Height by Width: 2' H x 4' W
Growth Habit: Low, spreading
Deciduous/Evergreen: Semi-evergreen
Growth Rate: Fast
Sun Exposure: Full sun
Soil Preference: Adaptable
Water Requirements: Drought-tolerant to moderate
Cold Hardy to: 15 degrees F
Flower Season: Summer/Fall
Flower Color: Red
Endangered?: Not listed
Distribution: Throughout California except Great Basin, High Sierra Nevada
Natural Habitat: Dry slopes and ridges below 4800'

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