Fuchsia boliviana is a native to the foothills of the Peruvian Andes. A tall shrub from 2.2mt to 3.5mt it is best suited to the back of a garden bed. The foliage is velvety and contrast well against the hanging clusters of brilliant scarlet red florets that are at least 12cm long borne in clusters that flower throughout the year.
Height 8 to 12 feet and spread 6 to 8 feet. Reddish in bud, turning to pink flowers, late June after other hybrid varieties are finished blooming. Large dark green leaves are evergreen. This is a hybridized, superior form of the wild Rhododendron Maximum.