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Phygelius Cherry Ripe


Phygelius Cherry Ripe has glowing, cherry red, tubular flowers that bloom all summer long. Great for hummingbirds.

Phygelius are vigorous, long-blooming, evergreen South African sub-shrubs (perennials with a woody base and stems that persist in mild winters). Use them in the perennial border or amongst shrubs. Cherry Ripe has fantastic cherry red tubular flowers with a yellow throat. The flowers, their nectar and their long bloom period make them popular with hummingbirds. The foliage is soft green and lance shaped. Best in full sun with well-drained soil. Cultivar name: 'Blacher'.

Common Name: Cape Fuchsia

Family: Scrophulariaceae (The Figwort Family)

Zone Hardiness: 6-10

Light: Full Sun, Part Sun

Height: 2-4'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Red

Secondary Bloom Colour: Yellow

Class: Evergreen

Type: Perennial

Bloom Time: Summer - Fall

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour:

Fragrance: No


Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies

Deer Resistant: Yes

BC Native: No

Native Habitat:


Geogrpahical Origin: Europe and Africa - Southern Africa and Madagascar

Miscellaneous - Garden Origin

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