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Secrets of growing fuchsia flowers

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Fuchsias work well in hanging baskets with their beautiful delicate exotic flowers. The dangling habit and teardrop shape of the flowers gave rise to the popular name "ladies' eardrop." Fuchsias are low-growing bushes or sometimes tree-like plants. Most fuchsias are native to South America, where they grow in the understory of tropical and subtropical forests. The fuchsia tree which grows in New Zealand can reach 15 meters in height.

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