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Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet'

Yellow Trumpet Cape Fuchsia

Phygelius

Comments

A striking variety featuring nodding pale yellow trumpet flowers against the luminous green foliage; very attractive to hummingbirds; a dense self supporting round shrub that can be treated as a tender perennial in colder areas

Description

A striking variety featuring nodding pale yellow trumpet flowers against the luminous green foliage; very attractive to hummingbirds; a dense self supporting round shrub that can be treated as a tender perennial in colder areas

Landscape Attributes

Yellow Trumpet Cape Fuchsia is a dense multi-stemmed evergreen shrub with an upright spreading habit of growth. Its average texture blends into the landscape, but can be balanced by one or two finer or coarser trees or shrubs for an effective composition.

This is a relatively low maintenance shrub, and should only be pruned after flowering to avoid removing any of the current season's flowers. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard. Gardeners should be aware of the following characteristic(s) that may warrant special consideration;

Yellow Trumpet Cape Fuchsia is recommended for the following landscape applications;

Accent;General Garden Use;Container Planting

Planting & Growing

Yellow Trumpet Cape Fuchsia will grow to be about 3 feet tall at maturity, with a spread of 24 inches. It has a low canopy. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 20 years.

Light Requirement:

partial shade

full sun

Moisture:

average to moist

Cold Hardy to Zone:

6b

Height(inches):

Spread:

Soil pH:

Soil Type:

3 feet

24 inches

rich

Deer Resistant:

false

Fall Color

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