Fuchsia boliviana var. Alba (sport)
Fuchsia boliviana var Alba has an exotic feel and glorious blooms, this mite-resistant Fuchsia is considered by many to be the most beautiful. Fast-growing with large velvety leaves it is a prolific bloomer, with its 4”- 6” white and pink tubular blooms in bunches of 12 or more. As a bonus it also produces sweet edible fruits. Blooms late Spring to Autumn. Supply fresh soil annually.
Fuchsia boliviana is a species of Fuchsia native to southern Peru, Bolivia and northern Argentina. It is a medium evergreen shrub, growing to 4 m tall with a spreading, open habit. It has large, hairy mid-green leaves and red petioles. It has large drooping corymbs up to 20 cm long borne in late summer and autumn of scarlet red flowers with the individual flowers 3–7 cm long. Fuchsia boliviana is widely grown in shade or part-shade in cooler, subtropical climates. Plants require protection from direct sun and temperatures exceeding 40 °C. The plants are hardy to about -4 °C for short periods. Propagation is by seed or cuttings.
Supplied in a 10.5cm pot about 30-40cm in height.