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Chinese Lantern - physalis alkekengi

Chinese Lantern - physalis alkekengi

Light: sun to part shade

Height: 24"-30" (60-75cm)

Space: 12-18" (30-45cm)

Features: The papery orange coverings of this plant's berries resemble little lanterns! Flowers are insignificant. This vigorous, spreading plant is easy to grow and very rewarding. 

Uses: An excellent specimen, foundation, or border plant. Perfect for all kinds of containers. Interesting addition to fresh or dried floral arrangements.

Care: Tolerates poor soil, heat, and drought. Plant in ordinary, well-drained soil. Allow soil to dry between thorough waterings. May become invasive if left unchecked.