Alonsoa warscewiczii 'Scarlet' ('Mask Flower')

Josie, our Perch Hill head-gardeners favourite plant in our trials last year. More
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Josie, our Perch Hill head-gardeners favourite plant in our trials last year.

It has small, but very brilliantly coloured flowers all summer and right through to Christmas in a sheltered spot. This makes it a star for any pot or front of border combination.

Genus Alonsoa
Group/Species warscewiczii
Variety Scarlet
Type Half-Hardy Annual, Herbaceous Perennial, Perennial, Short-lived Perennial (grown as a Half-Hardy Annual), Tender Perennial
Common Name Mask flower
Border Position Container, Front, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral, Sandy
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow on the surface of a good quality compost, barely covering with a sprinkling of vermiculite. Plant out once frosts have past.
Care Tips Keep frost free and collect seeds rather than over wintering any plants.
Flowering July - December
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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A must have for containers or hanging baskets.

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Reviewed 14th June 2018 by Sandy

Such a lovely hanging basket plant, the colour is a beautiful coral Matt shade, the flowers just keep on coming I'm definetly going to look for it next year and buy more.