• AGM plants

    AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

    • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
    • Available to buy
    • Of good constitution
    • Essentially stable in form & colour
    • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases

Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'

California fuchsia 'Dublin'

AGM plants

AGM plants have been through a rigorous trial and assessment programme. They are:

  • Excellent for ordinary use in appropriate conditions
  • Available to buy
  • Of good constitution
  • Essentially stable in form & colour
  • Reasonably resistant to pests & diseases
California fuchsia 'Dublin'

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  • Other common names California fuchsia 'Dublin'

  • Synonyms Zauschneria californica 'Glasnevin'
    Zauschneria cana 'Dublin'

    Zauschneria 'Glasnevin'

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  • Family Onagraceae

  • Genus Zauschneria can be deciduous or evergreen sub-shrubs, with small leaves and trumpet-shaped or tubular flowers in terminal racemes in late summer and early autumn

  • Details 'Dublin' is a spreading, deciduous dwarf sub-shrub to 25cm in height, with narrowly lance-shaped, grey-green leaves and loose terminal spikes of brilliant scarlet tubular flowers 4cm in length in late summer and early autumn

Characteristics

  • Foliage Deciduous

  • Habit Bushy

  • Hardiness

    Hardiness ratings

    All ratings refer to the UK growing conditions unless otherwise stated. Minimum temperature ranges (in degrees C) are shown in brackets

    • H1a - Under glass all year (>15C)
    • H1b - Can be grown outside in the summer (10 - 15)
    • H1c - Can be grown outside in the summer (5 - 10)
    • H2 - Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen (1 to 5)
    • H3 - Hardy in coastal and relatively mild parts of the UK (-5 to 1)
    • H4 - Hardy through most of the UK (-10 to -5)
    • H5 - Hardy in most places throughout the UK even in severe winters (-15 to -10)
    • H6 - Hardy in all of UK and northern Europe (-20 to -15)
    • H7 - Hardy in the severest European continental climates (< -20)

    H4

Colour

Sunlight

  • Full Sun

  • Aspect South-facing or West-facing

  • Exposure Sheltered

Soil

  • Loam

    Loam

  • Chalk

    Chalk

  • Sand

    Sand

  • MoistureWell-drained

  • SoilLoam, Chalk, Sand

  • pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral

Size

  • Ultimate height 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Ultimate spread 0.1-0.5 metres

  • Time to ultimate height 2-5 years

How to grow

Cultivation Easy to grow in sheltered, well-drained beds, especially raised beds and in walls, where there is full sun all day

Propagation Propagate by seed, softwood cuttings or division

Suggested planting locations and garden types Gravel Garden Patio & Container Plants Rock Garden

How to care

Pruning Pruning not normally needed, cut back to rootstock in spring to renovate

Pests Slugs may damage young leaves

Diseases Generally disease free

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