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Phygelius x rectus 'Funfare Orange'

Cape Figwort, Cape Fuchsia

Half-hardy Shrub

What is Half-Hardy Shrub?

Upright stems of exotic-looking blooms

Flowers all summer and into autumn

Ideal for the patio or a very sheltered border

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Bring an exotic feel to your patio or late summer colour to your borders with Phygelius 'Funfare Orange', a showy and hardworking semi-evergreen shrub. From June right through to September, upright stems bear nodding trumpet-shaped blooms in a beautiful shade of pinkish orange with yellow throats. Hailing from South Africa, this Cape Fuchsia enjoys a sheltered position, but is generally hardy in mild parts of the UK and can be grown as a semi-evergreen shrub if given adequate winter protection. The perfect specimen plant for a sunny spot! Height and spread: 70cm (28in).

Height Up to 70cm (28in)
Spread Up to 70cm (28in)

Half-hardy Shrub

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Flowering Months


1 x 3 Litre Potted Plant (KC9178)

Grow Cape Fuchsias in patio containers or borders, in any moist, well drained soil. Position in a sunny or semi shaded site which is protected from cold winds over winter. Container-grown plants can be moved to a frost free position over winter. Border-grown Phygelius will benefit from winter protection such as an autumn mulch of chipped bark or leaf mould.
Feed and water regularly until plants are fully established. Cut back old stems at the base of the plant in spring to promote the development of new growth. In very mild areas where the stems are not damaged by cold winters, Phygelius may be grown as a semi-evergreen shrub, requiring only light pruning of the stems in spring to improve the shape of the plant.

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Van Meuwen strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3

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