Scientific Name: Phygelius x rectus Form: Oval - vertical
Common Name:cape fuchsia Texture:Medium
Family Name:ScrophulariaceaeHabit: Arching, Upright, Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.7 - 1.3m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Garden origin Hardiness Zone:Zone 7: (-18 to -12 C)
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Lanceolate, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Thyrse, (Floriferous), (Panicle-like), Yellow, Red, White, Orange, Jul- Aug- Sep
Fruit: Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Capsule, Brown, Nov- Oct
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Landscape Uses: Accent plant, Attract birds, Attract butterflies, Container planting, Cut flower or foliage, Fall interest, Filler, Group or mass planting, Mixed shrub border, Perennial border, Summer interest
Key ID Features:Spreading shrub to 1 m; leaves are opposite, ovate to lanceolate, serrated; inflorescence to 15 cm long raceme of creamy-yellow tubular, red or white, pendulous florets.