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botanical name:
Phygelius 'Somerford Funfair Orange'
Phygelius 'Somerford Funfair Orange' © Deeproot Plant Base
synonyms:  Phygelius 'Yapor', Phygelius 'Funfair Orange'
family:  Scrophulariaceae
characteristics: shrub, semi-evergreen
height: 0.45m
width: 0.45m
growth rate: medium
growth habit: bushy
leaf colour: green
flower colour: orange
main season: Summer
aspect: full sun, part shade
conditions: dry soil, moist soil
preferred soil pH: any
minimum temp: -5°C
USDA zone: 8 to 9
Compact habit and abundant pinky-orange tubular flowers, produced all around the stems.

Best in moist, well drained, fertile soil in full sun but tolerant of a range of conditions. Top growth may be damaged by hard frosts and in any case, in cool climates, it is best cut back hard at the end of the season or in early spring.

From stem cuttings or rooted suckers.

Borders, raised beds and containers.

other notes:
Selected by Fred Yates, Cheshire, UK
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