Phygelius × rectus 'Moonraker'
Cape figwort 'Moonraker'
'Moonraker' is an evergreen shrub (herbaceous in cold areas) with ovate leaves and long panicles of nodding, curved, pale creamy-yellow flowers in summer
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Ultimate height1–1.5 metres
Time to ultimate height2–5 years
Ultimate spread1–1.5 metres
MoistureMoist but well–drained, Well–drained
pHAcid, Alkaline, Neutral
Colour & scent
- Full sun
South–facing or East–facing or West–facing
- Native to the UK
Phygelius are evergreen shrubs, usually grown as herbaceous perennials in cooler areas, with simple, ovate leaves and large panicles of tubular flowers in summer and autumn
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How to grow
Grow in fertile, moist but well-drained soil in full sun with shelter from cold drying winds and provide a dry winter mulch
Suggested planting locations and garden types
- City and courtyard gardens
- Cottage and informal garden
- Flower borders and beds
- Wall side borders
Generally trouble free
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