Plant Guide

Diascia fetcaniensis

Pronunciation: dye-ASS-ee-uh
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Synonym: Diascia felthamii
Common Name: Hardy Twinspur
Plant Type:
  • perennial

Height to: 10"
Width to: 20"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
  • 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
  • 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9

Bloom Description: Hardy Twinspur (Diascia fetcaniensis) produces loose racemes of rose pink flowers, 3/4" long, with concave "windows" and incurved, downward pointing spurs.
Bloom Season:
  • mid summer
  • late summer
  • early autumn

Sun Exposure:
  • full sun

Soil Type: Hardy Twinspur (Diascia fetcaniensis) prefer fertile, moist but well drained soil
Pests and Diseases:

is susceptible to slugs and snails

Propagation: sow Hardy Twinspur (Diascia fetcaniensis) 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

Hardy Twinspur (Diascia fetcaniensis) is a creeping perennial. May fail to bloom during hot periods.

Data Source: The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants

USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
  • 60 to 90 days ZONE 7
  • 90 to 120 days ZONE 8
  • 120 to 150 days ZONE 9

Submitted by: Pectiwiccan
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