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SandygardenSandygarden Posts: 119
Hi, my Mum bought this plant with the orange and yellow flowers from the Ascot flower show. It flowered all summer and seems to be hardy as it has survived winter on the patio. Any idea what it is?


  • LynLyn Posts: 23,190
    edited April 2019
    Cuphea. Cigar plant .
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

  • BorderlineBorderline Posts: 4,700
    I think that might be a Brazilian Fuchsia, Justicia Rizzinii, not hardy at all, so not sure where you are based.
  • SandygardenSandygarden Posts: 119
    We are in Surrey. I think it’s the Brazilian fuschia as the leaves are the same after a quick google. Goodness knows how my mother managed to keep that alive all winter, not even in a sheltered spot! Thank you- you guys are amazing on this forum.
  • LynLyn Posts: 23,190
    I agree with that, I hadn’t blown the photo up to see the leaves. 
    Gardening on the wild, windy west side of Dartmoor. 

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