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Diascia 'Coral Delight' (Diascia, Twinspur)

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Plant description

diascia hybrid coral delight

diascia hybrid coral delight.

Diascia 'Coral Delight' is a colourful, decorative easily grown bedding plant that has great massed displays of flowers for months. The abundant flowers are borne in loose racemes on a compact low growing plant. It is good for massed plantings, border plantings in the garden as well as being great container plants. Will flower in autumn,winter and spring and summer.

Diascia like a sunny to part shaded position. Does best in part shade in very hot weather. Tolerates light frosts, and is good for coastal planting. Cut back by a third if the plant becomes too open and leggy, for repeat blooming. They are in the same family as snapdragons.

 

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: pink
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.3 metres
Minimum height: not specified

Maximum width: 0.4 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

This plant will tolerate full or partial sunlight.
Medium frost tolerance.
Plant is salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: bees, insects, butterflies.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: cool, temperate, subtropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: moist, well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 5.5-6.5

Diseases

Botrytis

Pests

Mites, aphids

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: not specified.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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