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Francoa ramosa - Bridal Wreath
  
Working on getting this plant back in the field but it is currently not available listing for information only!
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Habit and Cultural Information
Category: Perennial
Family: Saxifragaceae (Saxifrages)
Origin: Chile (South America)
Evergreen: Yes
Flower Color: Pink
Bloomtime: Summer
Height: 2-3 feet
Width: 1-2 feet
Exposure: Cool Sun/Light Shade
Irrigation (H2O Info): Medium Water Needs
Winter Hardiness: 20-25 F
Francoa ramosa (Bridal Wreath) - This is an evergreen, herbaceous, clumping (1-2 feet across), spreading perennial which produces large basal leaves and multi-branched flowering stalks (3-5 feet tall) of white or pink flowers in summer. The one foot long leaves are fiddle-shaped with deep lobes and slightly sticky to the touch. Plant in part day sun (takes full coastal) to light shade in warm location in well-draining soil and give average watering. It is hardy to about 20-25 degrees F. We have grown this plant since 1989 but until recently have not been able to get seed for it but with a good seed collection in 2012 we should have a nice crop for 2013.  The information on this page is based on research conducted about this plant in our library and from reliable online sources. We also take into consideration observations of this plant in our nursery crops, as well as of plants growing in the nursery's garden and those in other gardens we visit. We also will incorporate comments that we receive from others and welcome getting feedback from anyone who may have additional information, particularly if it includes cultural information that would aid others in growing Francoa ramosa.