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Diascia barberae 'Romeo Bright Pink'

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Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Diascia (dy-ASS-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: barberae (BAR-ber-ay) (Info)
Cultivar: Romeo Bright Pink
Additional cultivar information: (Romeo series; aka Balromink)
Hybridized by Ball Horticultural

Category:
Annuals
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:
9-12 in. (22-30 cm)

Hardiness:
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:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
N/A

Bloom Color:
Pink

Bloom Time:
Blooms all year

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost
From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral dicentra63 On Jun 2, 2012, dicentra63 from West Valley City, UT (Zone 6b) wrote:

Ball Horticultural page on this flower: http://ballhort.com/Growers/plant_info.aspx?phid=02260507600...

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

West Valley City, Utah



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