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Species Guide: Diascia

This lovely, delicate plant is a jewel in the garden for it flowers abundantly throughout the summer. The Diascia can be grown easily and is a lovely choice for hanging baskets, window boxes, combination planting or potted specimens and even makes an exceptionally attractive groundcover plant. When planted in a hanging basket, window box or other container pot it will cascade over the sides to form a sheet of flowers and foliage.

Diascia is one of the most widespread, toughest and floriferous of the all the hanging basket plants, they are popular as a hanging basket and container plant because of their delicate flowers, which bloom in a profusion of colour. Diascia are fast growing and these semi-hardy plants are one of the most popular choices for a stunning summer display.

You won't need to deadhead Diascias, as they are self-cleaning and will continue blooming profusely throughout the season. Water Diascia enough to keep it evenly moist, but don't allow it to dry out. Good drainage is important, because Diascia don't like wet feet.

The ‘Little’ series is the most popular series. Its foliage is dainty, mid-green, and plants have a good mound forming habit. As well as pink varieties Diascia also is offered at Plugplants4U in shades of white, coral, orange and salmon.


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