Francoa sonchifolia 'Alba' is the white form of a little-known species from Chile known as Chilean bridal wreath.
Francoa sonchifolia 'Alba' is the white form of a little-known species from Chile forming mounds of somewhat coarse, fuzzy, dark green, evergreen leaves which give rise to beautiful wands of orchid-like, white flowers which can be pure white or have a touch of pink at the centre. Flowers bloom in summer and fall on stems up to about two feet tall that will sway in the breeze. Loves cool summer climates and even moisture in sun to part shade.
Common Name: Chilean Bridal Wreath
Family: Melianthaceae (The Honeybush Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-9
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun, Full Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Secondary Bloom Colour: Pink
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average, Moist
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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