Bridal wreath

Francoa sonchifolia 'Pink Bouquet'

Bridal wreath - Francoa sonchifolia  'Pink Bouquet'

Common Name: Bridal wreath
Genus: Francoa
Species: sonchifolia
Cultivar: 'Pink Bouquet'

Category: Perennials
Growth Rate: Average
Features: Makes good cut flowers

Hardiness: HardyHeight: 0.50 m (50 cm)
Sun/Shade: Full sun or Partial shadeSpread: 0.40 m (40 cm)

Foliage Type: EvergreenFlower Colour: Pink
Foliage Colour: GreenFlowering Period: June to August

Soil Type: Normal/Loam
Soil Moisture: Moist, but well drained

The flowers of this evergreen perennial are widely used by florists but they also make elegant plants in the garden. The long-stemmed summer flowerspike bears blush pink flowers which have a darker pink mark on each of the four petals.

  • Garden care: Water freely during the warmer weather but protect it from excessive winter wet. In colder areas grow in a pot filled with John Innes No 2 compost and over-winter in an unheated conservatory or greenhouse.