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Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii

Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Chinese Lantern)

A very valuable perennial for adding colour to late borders with its bright orange 'lanterns'. Green leaves and small white flowers in summer. Spreads by runners. Soon makes a good clump.

At a glance

Common Name
Chinese Lantern
Hardy perennial
30cm to 60cm
Spread Rate
Soil Type
Moist, Normal, Drained
Part-shade, Sun

Sue's Notes about Physalis alkekengi var. franchetii (Chinese Lantern)

Always one of the most striking plants in our late summer and autumn border, especially with the sun behind the lanterns.

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Item Price   Buy  
9cm pot (Collect Only) 5.00   Buy  
1 litre pot (Out Of Stock) 6.50      

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Items marked as Out of Stock
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Collect Only
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