Phygelius Funfare Orange description
Amazing bright dusky orange trumpet flowers brightening up the summer and early autumn.
A pollinator friendly plant including bees.
This is a butterfly friendly plant.
Good for wildlife in general.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the middle of a border, container or by the patio and is easy in a fairly free draining soil. It is hardy here in East Anglia but would not like an exposed position in colder climes.
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Common name: Funfare Orange’ Cape Fuchsia.
Also called: Phygelius × rectus Somerford Funfair Orange Yapor and Phygelius × rectus Somerford Funfare Orange Yapor
The best position in the garden:
Sun or semi shade.
What type of soil:
Well drained soil.
How much moisture:
Normal, fairly drought tolerant when established.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Hardy in East Anglia – resents exposed position.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Size of plant:
Height 60 cm.
Spread 50 cm.
Planting density – to calculate how many plants are required in a planting scheme:
Allow 4 plants per square metre.
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