Colorburst™ Orange Cape Fuchsia
Phygelius 'TNPHYCO' Plant Patent Applied For
Pronunciation: fy-GEL-us REK-tus
|Description||A handsome Monrovia exclusive with dark green foliage on a bushy, upright mound and a profusion of extraordinary blooms. The showy clusters of dangling, tubular, fuchsia-like, orange firecracker flowers will be the star of the show from midsummer into fall. An herbaceous perennial; may remain evergreen in mild winter regions.|
|Light||Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun|
|Watering||Water when top 2 inches of soil is dry.|
|Blooms||Midsummer into fall|
|Mature Size||Quickly reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide, spreading wider by underground stems.|
|Special Features||Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Fast Growing, Benefits Birds|
|Flower Attributes||Long Bloom Season, Showy Flowers|
|Patent Act||Asexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hillside|
|Companion Plants||Yarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Catmint (Nepeta); Hemerocallis (Daylily); Saliva (Salvia)|
|Care||Thrives in organically rich, well-drained soil. Water regularly in first growing season to establish root system; once established, tolerates drought in cool coastal areas. Remove spent blooms for a tidy appearance. In colder regions cut back to basal foliage in late winter or spring after last frost; mulch to protect root zone. Feed in spring.|
|Lore||A South African native that thrives in Mediterranean-like climates with moderately warm temperatures, and cooler coastal regions.|
This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10
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We have been pioneers and craftsmen in the art of growing plants for nearly 100 years. Since our founding in Southern California by Harry E. Rosedale, Sr. in 1926, we have been absolutely dedicated and obsessed with quality.