Native birds and butterflies love the sweet nectar in these warm apricot-orange flowers. Eyecatching ground cover, basket plant, or site it to cascade down a bank or over a wall. Will self-root from the long slender stems.
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APPEARANCE : Slightly sprawling hedge or cascading groundcover with a weeping habit and long slender branched stems. Flowers in late spring and throughout summer with gentle peach-apricot tubular blooms attracting birds and butterflies to the sweet nectar within. USE FOR : Great as a ground-cover, container plant or in hanging baskets with its weeping foliage cascading over the sides. PLANTING : Prefers a full sun position with extra water during dry periods. Plant in free draining soil rich in organic matter. Protect from frost. CARE : Mulch and water well until established. Prune after flowering to encourage new growth and flowering. Feed with a controlled release fertiliser twice yearly. HEIGHT & WIDTH : up to 1m H x 1.5 m W. YOUR PLANTS : These are tubestock plants, healthy young plants with new roots that will establish quickly in your garden. The pot size is 80mm high and 42 mm wide. You can see an example in the image gallery