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FRANCOA sonchifolia

Commonly known as Bridal wreath

Two-tone pink flowers on long spikes in summer. Good for cutting
Further Reading....

  • Shades of pink - All shades of pink through to Carmine (red)
  • Height - 60-90cm (24-36in)
  • Spread - 45cm (18in)
  • Herbaceous - Early in the year, typically January till end of March, herbaceous plants might be supplied in 9cm pots to ensure timely despatch. - rosette-forming perennial with broadly lance-shaped, variably and deeply lobed basal leaves. Produces compact racemes of flowers 2cm (¾in) across on unbranched stems
  • Hardy - average winter - Hardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F) - borderline
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features - Good to know - cultivated for use in floral arrangements
  • Pests & Diseases - none
  • Place of origin - Chile
  • Flower Shape - Spikes
  • Hardiness - Frost hardy (down to -5) -
  • Soil Conditions - Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Protect from winter wet
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60-90cm (24-36in)
Herbaceous - guide for size not form Watering Can
  45cm (18in)
 

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