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botanical name:
Diascia 'Sydney Olympics'
Diascia 'Sydney Olympics' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Diascia 'Hecsyd'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.40m
width: 0.50m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: semi-prostrate
leaf colour: green
flower colour: pink
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
description:
Mat-forming perennial with small, pointed, narrowly elliptic to ovate leaves. Very freely produced large salmon pink flowers with darker, brick-reddish throats, on slender wiry stems from summer into autumn.

cultivation:
Fertile, moist soil in full sun.

propagation:
From softwood or semi-ripe cuttings taken in spring or summer.

usage:
Front of borders, rock gardens or containers.

other notes:
First shown by Potterton and Martin at Chelsea in 1994. Bred from Diascia 'Orangeade', Diascia 'Lady Valerie' x Diascia 'Hopley's Apricot'

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