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Wayne's Silver Fuchsia
Epilobium septentrionale 'Wayne's Silver'
  
About Wayne's Silver Fuchsia (Epilobium septentrionale 'Wayne's Silver') 4 Nurseries Carry This Plant Tolerates almost any soil type. Prefers sun or part shade in coastal sites, and part shade in inland sites. Horticultural selection of E. Septentrionale; Origin: seed collected (197) by Wayne Roderick, Eel River, Humboldt Co., selection by Nevin smith.
Thanks to Moosa Creek Nursery and the Theodore Payne Foundation for sharing information about this plant.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial Herb

Size
Size
.5 - 1 ft tall
2 - 3 ft wide

Form
Form
prostrate

Growth Rate
Growth Rate
Fast

Dormancy
Dormancy
Winter-deciduous

Flower Color
Flower Color
Red, Orange

Flowering Season
Flowering Season
Summer

Wildlife Supported
 
Hummingbirds are very attracted to the flowers

Landscaping Information
Sun
Sun
Full Sun, Part shade

Moisture
Moisture
Low, Moderate

Nurseries
Nurseries

Ease of Care
Ease of Care
Very Easy

Cold Tolerance
Cold Tolerance
25

Soil Drainage
Soil Drainage
Fast, Medium, Slow

Soil Description
Soil Description
Tolerates a wide variety of soils. Soil PH: 5.0 - 7.0

Common uses
Common uses
Deer Resistant, Bird Gardens, Hummingbird Gardens, Butterfly Gardens, Groundcovers

Companion Plants
Companion Plants
Use with other Cascade plants such as Red Alder (Alnus rubra), Manzanita (Arctostaphylos columbiana or stanfordiana), Coast Barberry (Berberis pinnata), Ceanothus sp., Hawthorn (Crataegus douglasii or gaylussacia), Larkspur (Delphinium sp.), Salal (Gaultheria shallon), Crevice Alumroot (Heuchera micrantha), Mock Orange (Philadelphus lewisii), Rosebay (Rhododendron macrophyllum), and Stonecrop (Sedum laxum or spathulifolium)

Sunset Zones
Sunset Zones?
5, 7*, 14*, 15, 16, 17, 19*, 20*, 21*, 22*, 23*, 24*

Site Characteristics
Alternative Names
Botanical Names: Zauschneria 'Wayne's Silver',epilobium Septentrionale 'wayne's Silver'
Common Names: Wayne's Silver Humboldt County Fuchsia


Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora


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