I had never seen Francoa sonchifolia before coming to Apple Court Garden. We have a large clump of it just outside the shop in the nursery area. People would always ask what it was – in June of course as that is when it flowers. Before it does so it is a rather unassuming green clump. You can find both pink shades and lilac and a “giant” version too. It comes from Chile.
We use the RHS online plant finder all the time, it provides wonderful in depth tips covering how and where to grow, and how to