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Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet' (Cape figwort 'Yellow Trumpet')

Beginner
skill rating
2 hours care
per year
1m
Max height
1m
Max spread
2-5 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet'

Other names

Cape figwort 'Yellow Trumpet'

Genus

Phygelius Phygelius

Variety or Cultivar

'Yellow Trumpet' _ 'Yellow Trumpet' is a bushy plant with light green leaves and tubular creamy-yellow flowers.


Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet' is: Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Pendulous, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)

Flower

Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Pale-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Figwort weevils Capsid bug , Figwort weevils

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in spring

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


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Where to grow

Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet' (Cape figwort 'Yellow Trumpet') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. If you live in frost-prone areas, it is best to shelter from cold winds and dry mulch over winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)

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Botanical name

Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet'

Other names

Cape figwort 'Yellow Trumpet'

Genus

Phygelius Phygelius

Variety or Cultivar

'Yellow Trumpet' _ 'Yellow Trumpet' is a bushy plant with light green leaves and tubular creamy-yellow flowers.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Bushy, Pendulous, Upright

Awards

RHS AGM (Award of Garden Merit)


Colour

Flower

Pale-yellow in Summer; Pale-yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Pale-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug , Figwort weevils

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in spring

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phygelius aequalis 'Yellow Trumpet' (Cape figwort 'Yellow Trumpet') will reach a height of 1m and a spread of 1m after 2-5 years.

Suggested uses

Banks and Slopes, City, Beds and borders, Wallside and trellises

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun. If you live in frost-prone areas, it is best to shelter from cold winds and dry mulch over winter.

Soil type

Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)

Soil drainage

Well-drained, Moist but well-drained

Soil pH

Acid, Alkaline, Neutral

Light

Full Sun

Aspect

South

Exposure

Sheltered

UK hardiness Note: We are working to update our ratings. Thanks for your patience.

Tender in frost (H3), Hardy (H4)

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