Pronunciation: dye-ASS-ee-uh in-teh-GAIR-rih-muh
Synonym: Diascia integrifolia
Common Name: Twinspur
Height to: 12"
Width to: 20"
Bloom Description: Twinspur (Diascia integerrima) produces loose racemes of purplish pink flowers, 3/4" long, with broad, horizontal lower lips, concave "windows" and downward pointing, incurved spurs.
Soil Type: Twinspur (Diascia integerrima) prefers fertile, moist but well drained soil
Pests and Diseases:
- early summer
- mid summer
- late summer
Twinspur (Diascia integerrima) is susceptible to slugs and snails
Propagation: sow Twinspur (Diascia integerrima) 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: Twinspur (Diascia integerrima) is native to South Africa
Twinspur (Diascia integerrima) is a creeping perennial. It may not bloom during hot periods.
Data Source: The American Horticultural Society A to Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants
USDA Heat Zones (days above 86ºF):
Submitted by: Pectiwiccan
- 90 to 120 days ZONE 8
- 120 to 150 days ZONE 9