Overview of Princess Flower:
Preferred USDA Hardiness Zones:
Size & Shape of Princess Flower:
Foliage/ Flowers of Princess Flower:
Leaves are 2-6” in length and 1-1.5” wide, covered in soft hair and often tipped with red around the edges.
Flowers are 3-5” wide and a deep, vibrant purple. Princess flower can produce blooms year-round.
Design Tips For Princess Flower:
Use as a specimen plant or for borders and foundations.
The large, vibrant purple flowers and soft, hairy leaves work well in sensory gardens.
Growing Tips For Princess Flower:
Grow in rich fertile soil that is well draining. Soil is best if it is slightly acidic. Fertilize after each time it blooms.
Propagate using softwood cuttings.
Protect against frost and strong winds.
Prune to maintain a rounded shape. Pinch new growth to encourage branch formation. Prune lightly after blooming.
Can be pruned to form a standard.
Pests & Diseases of Princess Flower:
Occasionally scale, nematodes, and geranium budworm. Mushroom root-rot can occur if over-watered.