Phygelius aequalis ‘Pink Puff’

Description

(Phygelius aequalis)

Phygelius¬†‘Pink Puff’ is an easy care drought tolerant plant with attractive form, flowers¬†are long, thin apricot pink tubes that are arranged thickly along upright stems.

POSITION & USES

A sunny or lightly shaded position is preferred. ‘Pink Puff’ fits in well as a background to low growing shrubs and perennials. Will tolerate most soil types.

CULTIVATION

Trim out spent flowering stems in winter. Every few years the plant can be cut almost to the ground and fresh growth will appear in spring. This will keep it looking young and fresh for many years.

FERTILISING

Regular applications of Seasol and Power Feed in will keep it looking its best.

Plant Attributes

HAT COLOUR Pink
SPECIAL QUALITIES Phygelius ‘Pink Puff’ is an easy care drought tolerant plant with attractive form, flowers and foliage.
FLOWERS The flowers are long, thin apricot pink tubes that are arranged thickly along upright stems in a similar way to Penstemon. They appear from mid summer and continue till autumn.
PLANTS NEEDED PER SQUARE METRE 1-2
HABIT A shrubby perennial with semi woody stems. Plants spread gradually by underground runners that are easily managed.
WIDTH 80cm
HEIGHT 1.0m