Related to the annual Snapdragon, this Native South African plant can be treated as a perennial if grown in the temperate gardening zone Zone 8-10 or can be replaced each year as an annual.  By deadheading its blooms you can encourage a second flowering as well as cutting back in the summer heat to give it renewed growth and tidy appearance.


Diascia intergerrima

  • Light Exposure: Sun
  • Soil Type: Well draining
  • Height: 18″
  • Width: 1-2′
  • Bloom Time: Summer
  • Bloom Colour: Pink, coral, peach, salmon
  • Foliage Colour: Blue/green
  • Pests and Disease: Slugs, snails
  • Landscape Uses: Beds, borders, groundcover
  • Special Features: Easy to grow
  • Zone: 8-9

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