Pronunciation: dye-ASS-ee-uh kor-DAY-tuh
Common Name: Twinspur
Height to: 6"
Width to: 20"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
Bloom Description: Twinspur (Diascia cordata) bears loose racemes of long stalked, deep pink flowers, 3/4" across, with small, round "windows" and short curved spurs.
- 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
- 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
Soil Type: Twinspur (Diascia cordata) prefer fertile, moist but well drained soil
Pests and Diseases:
- early summer
- mid summer
- late summer
- early autumn
Twinspur (Diascia cordata) is susceptible to slugs and snails
Propagation: sow Twinspur (Diascia cordata) seed at 61 degrees F/16 degrees C as soon as ripe or in early spring. Take softwood cuttings in spring or semi ripe cuttings in summer. Overwinter young plants underglass
Native to: South Africa
Twinspur (Diascia cordata) is a mat forming perennial with branching stems and heart shaped, tapering leaves.
Data Source: The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
Submitted by: Pectiwiccan
- 60 to 90 days ZONE 7
- 90 to 120 days ZONE 8
- 120 to 150 days ZONE 9