Fuchsia is native to South and Central America where it will bloom year round. In colder climates they bloom from spring through the first frost. They like a little bit of shade.
Encliandra fuchsias are the miniature or dwarf-flowered fuchsias and come from Mexico. Their natural habitat is at high elevation where it it cool, dry and foggy.
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Name Derivation: Named for Leonard Fuchs, 16th century German botanist
Common Name: Fuchsia
Fuchsia is in the family Onagraceae.