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Fuchsia campos-portoi

Fuchsia campos-portoi

A rare Fuchsia, with ornate flowers much like F. regia and F. hatschbachii. This species is very uncommon in cultivation, although there are some marketed varieties derived from hybrids of this and some of its relatives.

Seed Availability

Seeds are not available for the Fuchsia campos-portoi. Please visit our seed store to view current selections. Seeds were last available in October 2013.


Small evergreen with a bushy growth habit. The colorful flowers are born throughout the warmer months and are followed by small edible berry-like fruits that are elongated. Has a spreading habit, with underground rhizomes that send up new shoots.


Hardy to at least 15-20F.

Growing Environment

Grow in part shade to full shade. Water regularly. Grow in well-drained, moist soil. Good in container culture.


By seeds, which are very small and by cuttings.


Widely appreciated as an ornamental. In recent years a number of hybrids have been produced from this species.

Native Range

Native to a small area of Brazil.

Related Species

Fuchsia arborescens
Lilac Fuchsia
Fuchsia boliviana
Bolivian Fuchsia
Fuchsia campos-portoi
Fuchsia campos-portoi
Fuchsia colimae
Fuchsia colimae
Fuchsia denticulata
Fuchsia hatschbachii
Fuchsia hatschbachii
Fuchsia procumbens
Creeping Fuchsia
Fuchsia ravenii
Fuchsia splendens
Fuchsia splendens
Fuchsia triphylla
Honeysuckle Fuchsia