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Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow' (Cape fuchsia 'Funfare Yellow')

Beginner
skill rating
1 hour care
per year
0.8m
Max height
0.7m
Max spread
5-10 years
To maturity

Plant details

Botanical name

Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow'

Other names

Cape fuchsia 'Funfare Yellow'

Genus

Phygelius Phygelius

Variety or Cultivar

'Funfare Yellow' _ 'Funfare Yellow' is a semi-evergreen, tender, woody-based perennial with compact, green foliage and arching spikes of yellow trumpet flowers from summer until early autumn.


Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow' is: Evergreen

Habit

Suckering

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons

How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug Capsid bug

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in spring or, in mild areas, where the shrub is evergreen, prune lightly to retain shape in spring.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Suckers


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Where to grow

Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow' (Cape fuchsia 'Funfare Yellow') will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.7m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun. In mild areas it may be evergreen, whilst in frost-prone areas, protect with a dry mulch in 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.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

Companion plants

We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant.

Botanical name

Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow'

Other names

Cape fuchsia 'Funfare Yellow'

Genus

Phygelius Phygelius

Variety or Cultivar

'Funfare Yellow' _ 'Funfare Yellow' is a semi-evergreen, tender, woody-based perennial with compact, green foliage and arching spikes of yellow trumpet flowers from summer until early autumn.

Foliage

Evergreen

Habit

Suckering


Colour

Flower

Yellow in Summer; Yellow in Autumn

Foliage

Mid-green in All seasons


How to care

Watch out for

Specific pests

Capsid bug

Diseases

Generally disease-free.

General care

Pruning

Cut back to the base in spring or, in mild areas, where the shrub is evergreen, prune lightly to retain shape in spring.

Propagation methods

Softwood cuttings, Suckers


Monthly care advice


Where to grow

Phygelius 'Funfare Yellow' (Cape fuchsia 'Funfare Yellow') will reach a height of 0.8m and a spread of 0.7m after 5-10 years.

Suggested uses

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

Cultivation

Plant in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in a sheltered position in full sun. In mild areas it may be evergreen, whilst in frost-prone areas, protect with a dry mulch in 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.

Hardy (H4), Tender in frost (H3)

USDA zones

Zone 11, Zone 10

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