Scientific Name: Diascia x hybrida
Common Name: diascia, twinspur
Family Name: Scrophulariaceae
Origin: Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 8a: (-12 to -9.5 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Spreading
Form: Oval - horizontal
Texture: Medium - fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Ovate, Crenate, Dentate
Flowers: Raceme, Yellow, Purple, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Brown
Key ID Features:
Flower is bi-lateral with two nectar tubes protruding out the back (hence the name 'twinspur').