Fuchsia boliviana Bolivian Red Fuchsia 10 seeds
Seeds from Fuchsia boliviana is a species of Fuchsia native to southern Peru, Bolivia and northern Argentina. It is a medium evergreen shrub, growing to 6 to 12 ft tall. 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 to 7 cm long. After flowering it bears small red-purple, edible fruit 10 to 26 mm long. Fuchsia boliviana is widely grown in shade or part shade in cooler, subtropical climates. Plants require protection from direct sun and temperatures reaching the mid 90s. The plants are hardy to about 25 for short periods. Propagation is by seed or cuttings. Many consider this one of the most fuchsias. Zones 10 to 11.