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Raspberry-pink flowers are abundant all season; good early spring color; low maintenance
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- Deadheading Not Necessary
- Fall Interest
- Landscape Plant
- Low Maintenance
- Flower Color: Pink
- Foliage Color: Green
- Garden Height: 12 - 18"; Medium
- Spacing: 8 - 10"
- Habit: Upright
- Duration: Annual
- Bloom Time: Planting to Hard Frost
- Zones: Annual except in zones 10 - 11
- Hardy Temp: 30°F (-1°C)
- Exposure: Plant in sun or partial shade
- Water Needs: Normal
- Container Plant Style: Filler - Intermingles well with other plants to fill in the middle ground of a combination
Landscapes and containers
Use in combinations, window boxes and landscapes
- Growing Tips:
Self-cleaning, no deadheading necessary. Sunsatia do not like to have wet feet so be sure to plant them in places with good drainage. For most people planting them in containers will be easier than planting in the ground. However, if you do have excellent drainage in your ground beds, for instance if you use raised beds, they will also flourish in the ground.
Plants may be trimmed back with a sharp pair of scissors or pruning shears at anytime, although this is not usually necessary. Plants may flush out of flower if night temperatures begin to stay in the upper 70’s or above. If this happens a light trim to shape them would be good. The trim will increase branching and will result in more flowers once the temperatures fall and the plants begin flowering again.
A yearly application of fertilizer or compost on garden beds and regular fertilization of plants in pots will help ensure the best possible performance.