Physalis Franchetii ‘Chinese Lantern’, 1 Litre Pot


Also known by its culinary name of Cape Gooseberry, this hardy perennial is grown for its edible berries which are developed within the red, paper Chinese lanterns.

Gives a stunning display to bring a zing of hot colour to the perennial border in late summer and autumn.

Can be used for cut flowers too.

Grow in moist, well drained soil, in full sun or semi shade.

Plant Fact File:

Pot Size: 1 Litre
Main flower colour: Red
Height now: 30cm
Spread now: 20cm
Mature height: 75cm
Mature spread: 90cm
Season of interest: All year
Foliage type: Summer/Autumn
Fragrant: No
Growth rate: Medium
Hardiness: Hardy
Aspect: Sun, partial-shade
Soil pH: Neutral
Soil type: General
Feed: Chempak No. 4


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