Once established, water occasionally; more in extreme heat or containers.
|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.|
|Key Feature||Colorful Waterwise Vine|
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