Phygelius Moonraker


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When grown as a herbaceous perennial Phygelius, the Cape Figwort, reaches a height of around 70cm however in more, sheltered areas it is an evergreen shrub reaching up to 1.5 metres with a similar spread. In summer, large panicles of buds are produced which open into tubular creamy yellow flowers.

Phygelius x rectus Moonraker prefers part shade but will take full sun. It makes an excellent feature plant in a pot on the patio or an exceptional talking point in a large pot in a warm conservatory where it will form a large, evergreen shrub.

More Details:

Family: Scrophulariaceae
Common Name: Cape Figwort
Native: South Africa
Height: 70 cm (27″)
Spread: 40cm (16″)
Soil Type: All, prefers moist soil with good drainage
Soil PH: Neutral
Aspect: Sun, partial shade
UK Hardiness: Hardy
Flowering Time: June, July, August, September
Flower Colour: Creamy Yellow
Foliage Colour: Green

Additional information

Weight 275 g
Dimensions 9 × 15 × 25 cm


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