Mask Flower
Alonsoa meridionalis 'The Rebel'

Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Alonsoa (ah-LON-so-uh) (Info)
Species: meridionalis (mer-id-ee-oh-NAL-iss) (Info)
Cultivar: The Rebel

Category:

Annuals

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

15-18 in. (38-45 cm)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 9b: to -3.8 C (25 F)

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Other details:

Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse

From seed; stratify if sowing indoors

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jan 27, 2007, Illoquin from Indianapolis, IN (Zone 5b) wrote:

2" happy scarlet flowers adorn red stems, for the knee high garden, easily direct sown into 4" pots, or transplanted into gardens, blooms in about 12 weeks. Annual in Northern Gardens. Grows about 18" tall.