Rich purple flowers fading to denim blue.
This hardy Diascia is a great plant for the garden with its deep green foliage and rich purple flowers that fade to a denim blue colour. Grown in full sun to semi shade it will flower multiple times through the spring to summer with a good cut back after each flowering flush. Perfect for borders, large alpine gardens and containers.
Flowering: Spring -Summer
After the first flowering in late spring early summer, cut back fairly hard to get new growth. In the winter leave the old flowering stems on as protection and cut them back in early spring.
Common Name: Twinspur
Life Cycle: perennial
Foliage: ovate / crenate
Basic Colour: ( blue )
Flower Colour: blue / purple
Natural Flowering: May – September
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 20cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist / dry / well-drained / sandy
Soil ph: acidic / alkaline / neutral
Location: container / cottage garden / border / rock garden
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant / attracts butterflies / ground cover / mat forming
Pruning: cut back to 3cm after flowering to encourage further flowering, this can be done 2-3 times in an average year
Tolerates: drought tolerant