A sister seedling to the ever-popular ‘Rainbow Marcella’, Apricot Rainbow has all that and more with her neon apricot ray petals and a hint of reddish pink in the halo as the flowers mature. The golden cone adds to the amazing color effect and the sheer number of strong, sturdy flowers will dazzle and delight. Butterflies and bees love the cone and the sweet nectar she produces.
Apricot Rainbow Marcella is a compact, super floriferous selection that produces a pot full of single, sherbet colored blooms from early summer till frost. The latest addition to the ever-popular Butterfly series, this beauty will complement and garden setting.
Size: 18” tall (45 cm) by 18-24” wide (45-60 cm)
Color: apricot/pink bicolor
Bloom Time: Early / June – September
Patent: PPAF, PBRAF
Sun/Shade: full sun
Hardiness: Winter hardy perennial
Soil: Moist, but well drained; drought tolerant once established
Disease and Pests: none known
Landscape use: Borders, containers, foundations, mass plantings, cutting gardens, butterfly gardens
Propagation Methods: Tissue culture, divisions
Date of Introduction: 2018