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Physalis (fy-sal'-is)

Chinese Lantern

Valued for its inflated orange-red seed covering that resembles tiny Chinese lanterns, great for dried arrangements. Companion Plants: Dianthus, Heliotrope, Heuchera, Iberis, Euphoriba, Lunaria, Monarda, Papaver, Phlox.


Obscure white flowers occur in summer on 1 - 2' plants, stems should be cut in the fall, just as the seed pods turn color, and , likes full sun or light shade, blooms late spring - late summer, grows 2-3'.

Hardiness Zone: 2-9

Full Sun Good Cut Flower

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