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Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'
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California fuchsia 'Dublin'

'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

Synonyms
Zauschneria californica 'Dublin'
Zauschneria 'Glasnevin'
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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Chalk
Loam
Sand
Moisture
Well–drained
pH
Acid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Grey Silver
Summer Red Green Grey Silver
Autumn Red Green Grey Silver
Winter
Position
  • Full sun
Aspect

South–facing or West–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H4
Botanical details
Family
Onagraceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Deciduous
Habit
Bushy
Genus

Epilobium can be annuals or perennials, sometimes invasive, with erect stems bearing willowy leaves and showy, 4-petalled flowers in terminal racemes

Name status

Accepted

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
  • Rock garden
  • Patio and container plants
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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