Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Average Size at Maturity||Moderate growing; reaches 1 to 2 ft. tall, 3 to 4 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Summer; nearly year-round in frost-free regions.|
|Design Ideas||The mounding form of Rosenka make it ideal for bank and slope coverage. The vibrant gold and pink bracts pair well with other hot tropicals, or plant amongs natural stone and rock in a drought tolerant garden. Use as foundation plantings, along fence lines, or in irregular groups in larger planting areas for continuous color. Beautiful in container gardens as the focal plant with trailing varieties surrounding it.|
|Flower Attribute||Showy Flowers|
|Garden Style||Contemporary, Cottage, Rustic, Tropical|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Erosion Control, Mass Planting, Coastal Exposure, Urban Garden, Hanging Basket|
|Light Needs||Full sun|
|Soil Needs||Fruit Tree & Vine|
|Special Feature||Easy Care, Tolerates Poor Soils, Waterwise, Year-round Interest, Tolerates Urban Pollution, Compact Form|
|Watering Needs||Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.|
|Companion Plants||Lantana (Lantana); Princess Flower (Tibouchina); Cordyline (Cordyline); Hibiscus (Hibiscus); Mandevilla (Mandevilla)|
Provide average to lean, fast draining soil. USE CAUTION not to damage roots when planting. Water deeply, regularly in first growing season to establish an extensive root system. Once established in the landscape, reduce frequency; water container plants regularly, when top 3 in. of soil are dry. Provide trellis or arbor support. Feed in spring.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11