Colorburst™ Orange Cape Fuchsia

Phygelius 'TNPHYCO' PPAF

SKU
42886
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.
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6-10

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Filtered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun

Water regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.

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Botanical Pronunciationfy-GEL-us REK-tus
LoreA South African native that thrives in Mediterranean-like climates with moderately warm temperatures, and cooler coastal regions.
Average Size at MaturityQuickly reaches 3 ft. tall, 2 ft. wide, spreading wider by underground stems.
Bloom TimeMidsummer into Fall
Deciduous/ EvergreenHerbaceous
Flower AttributeLong Bloom Season, Showy Flowers
Flower ColorOrange
Foliage ColorGreen
Garden StyleCottage, Mediterranean, Rustic, Tropical
Growth HabitSpreading, Rounded
Growth RateFast
Landscape UseBorder, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Woodland Garden, Cutting Garden, Hillside, Coastal Exposure, Wildlife Garden, Naturalized Areas
Light NeedsFiltered sun, Partial shade, Partial sun
Patent ActAsexual reproduction of plants protected by the Plant Patent Act is prohibited during the life of the patent.
Special FeatureAttracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Easy Care, Naturalizes Well, Fast Growing, Bird Friendly
Water NeedsModerate
Watering NeedsWater regularly - weekly; less once established, more in extreme heat.
Companion PlantsYarrow (Achillea); Tickseed (Coreopsis); Catmint (Nepeta); Hemerocallis (Daylily); Saliva (Salvia)

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.

This Plant's Growing Zones: 6-10

Your USDA Cold Hardiness Zone: 8

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