Tree Fuchsia

A couple of weeks ago I stumbled upon this little tree in the Botanic Gardens near where I live. I was taken by the beautiful pink flowers and was very surprised to learn the tree was a member of the Fuchsia family.

The Tree Fuchsia (Fuchsia arborescens) originated in Mexico and Central America. It is evergreen with glossy dark green foliage, dark pink buds which open to pale pink flowers.

Tree Fuchsia (Fuchsia arborescens)

Tree Fuchsia (Fuchsia arborescens)

Tree Fuchsia

Flowers of the Tree Fuchsia

Tree Fuchsia

Flowers of the Tree Fuchsia #2

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