Zaluzianskya capensis. 1 Item . Botanical name. Sow seeds in early spring at 10-13C. To become a Shoot member visit the main Shoot website. Auginkite ten, kur galėtumėte mėgautis šiuo nepaprastų gėlių aromatu (gėlynuose … SKU # S426 . Family Scrophulariaceae . Aphids The flower buds are deep maroon on the outside when closed, and white and scented when they open towards the evening. To add notes for this plant login to your account or register for a new account. Best grown in moist but sharply-drained soil in sun. High fertility helps create lusher growth and more flowers, so this is one place where a balanced liquid feed bi-weekly will help the final display as it will promote lush growth and more flower buds. Zaluzianskya capensis "Night Phlox" AKA "Midnight Candy" Beware – the heavenly fragrance of this rare South African perennial may be highly addictive! By west London based garden designer Jonathan Snow. Approximate Seeds Per Packet: 787. The nursery where I used to buy my transplants is now closed so I appreciate the growing tips. Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2010. It is a member of the Scrophulariaceae family (fig wort) of which there are around 60 species. We do not currently have companion plants added for this plant. Availability: In Stock. Night phlox , Midnight candy, Zaluzianskya capensis 'Midnight Candy', Night phlox 'Midnight Candy' , Nycterinia capensis. As it is with many plants from Namaqualand, periodic droughts sometimes occur, but generally the floral season follows a rainy period. Set Descending Direction. By day, the flowers remain tightly curled up but by evening, uncurl into scented star-shaped white flowers blooming from mid to late summer. Zaluzianskya ovata – a true perennial shrub, this is sometimes available at nurseries, but the flowers are not as … Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Night-scented plants are common, but the overwhelming sweet fragrance of Zaluzianskya is one of the best! These are natives of the famous Namaqualand in South Africa where many annuals and tender greenhouse bulbs grow. Zaluzianskya capensis Night Phlox. $4.00. Plant it where you can appreciate it and just hope the nightingales add their song! I personally think that Midnight … It was said to be one of the most intensely fragrant flowers which could fill a … Zaluzianskya capensis ‘Night Phlox is available as seed from; Phlox … If so, night phlox plants, also called Midnight Candy, are a good companion for other plants growing there. Minimum Size: 3.5" h x 3" w pot (9.5 fl oz) 3-5. Night Phlox Information. Also Available as a Plant SKU: P5845 . Just don’t touch the leaves! connect with other gardeners. rhs.org.uk Zaluzianskya capensis night phlox Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. As the sun goes down this perennial which has flowered all day will produce a lovely, partly vanilla scent. At the very least, you will impress your friends. Many people say Midnight Candy smells like almonds, vanilla or honey. Zaluzianskya capensis ‘Midnight Candy’ (Zal-oo-zee-AN-skee-uh) Night Phlox. Choose an airy commercial mix (ProMix HP -HighPorosity is excellent) or create a mix with half sand, or with 50% Perlite and 25% sand. The genus is larger than one may think, with more than 50 species all native to South Africa, but only three species are generally grown ornamentally and one, Z. capensis being the favored one. Zaluzianskya ovata – a true perennial shrub, this is sometimes available at nurseries, but the flowers are not as fragrant as ‘Midnight Candy.’ Nurseries often grow it as the flowers remain open during the day, but its sticky foliage can smell strongly of a wet farm dog if touched. Join now. read more. Night phlox flowers have a distinct fragrance that smells of vanilla, almonds as well as honey, which resulted in the “midnight sweet” name. Z. vilosa – Nearly as fragrant as Z. capensis, it has a more almond-like scent than vanilla, but also with the annoying wet-dog aromatic foliage. Sign up for your FREE ACCOUNT today or login to receive detailed monthly care instructions. Pricing. All rights reserved. Zaluzianskya transforms a garden at sunset when it emits a super-sweet fragrance not unlike vanilla extract. Most benefit from brief periods of drying out between watering so that the roots can grow deeper, searching for water as they do in the wild. Night Phlox; Night Phlox. per page. It was said to be one of the most intensely fragrant flowers which could fill a … SKU # P5845 . Nikterinija Baltoji (Zaluzianskya Capensis Midnight Candy) sėklos - 250 vnt (#1876). If you remove the dead flowers, the plants will keep flowering until they are killed by the first frosts. Capable of withstanding outdoor winter temperatures down to -15C. Join now. To check if this plant is suitable for your garden first login to your account or subscribe. One of the sweetest night-blooming flowers in your grandmother's garden! Add to Cart. Similar conditions are shared by many plants native to the Cape area in South Africa. Pinching plants is essential to stimulate side branching. Product Type: Seed Packet. From May/June the plant is covered with deep maroon buds that have the appearance of match red heads. I can remember the first time I read about Zaluziantkya – trying to pronounce it in my head before daring to speak it out loud. Your email address will not be published. Keep light bright (under lights is OK) to keep seedlings strong. Availability: In Stock. 6+ $6.50. The genus is endemic to Southern Africa and includes some described sixty species. Provide full sun and consistent moisture for the most … £2.99. Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Greenhouse, Rock, Wallside and trellises, Best grown in moist but sharply-drained soil in sun. Sort. Zaluzianskya capensis (Night phlox ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread Zaluzianskya ovata is a compact plant that never grows to much more than 30cm across and just 30cm or so high, with an aromatic, evergreen foliage that forms a dense, neat ball. Back To Top. ©2004-2020 Shoot Limited. Plant or thin seedlings to 12” apart. Zaluzianskya Species, Midnight Candy, Night Phlox Zaluzianskya capensis. 1½ft (45cm) Price: £2.65 per packet of seeds. It’s one of those words that once you master pronouncing it, you just love to say it over and over again like a two year old. Night phlox or Zaluzianskya capensis, is additionally known as twelve o’clock at night sweet.The flowers continue to be shut during the day, opening throughout the evening. Zaluzianskya capensis ‘Midnight Candy’ – The most commonly found cultivar is an improvement on the species as it produces more abundant flowers. Unbelievable evening fragrance. Common Name: Night Phlox 'Midnight Candy' Latin Name: Zaluzianskya Capensis. Cultivation. Show. You'll also receive handy monthly email reminders of what needs doing. Genus Zaluzianskya is a genus of compact, semi-evergreen perennials. This plant is growing in a container in camp among our other 'mobile garden plants'. One of the sweetest night-blooming flowers in your grandmother's garden! Even though it isnt all that common, the plant does has a long history as a container plant in Europe. Create your free SHOOT garden and make a record of the plants in your garden. Also Available as a Seed SKU: S426 . Zaluzianskya capensis ‘Midnight Candy’ (Zal-oo-zee-AN-skee-uh) Night Phlox. Your email address will not be published. Enter your details below and click 'Subscribe' and you'll have a free Shoot account. Night Phlox, Zaluzianskya ovata, Scrophulariaceae, South Africa Cyclopedia of American horticulture : comprising suggestions for cultivation of horticultural plants, descriptions of the species of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants sold in the United States and Canada, together with geographical and biographical sketches. Read our guarantee. Perhaps you have other night blooming, fragrant blooms in a moon garden setting. During the day Midnight Candy Phlox flowers are closed and have no scent but as the sun sets and the blooms open up, they release a wonderful scent! of 0.3m after 2-5 years. Species. Read our guarantee. This African native is a real show...I mean nose stopper. Add your own photos, notes, get monthly email reminders on how to care for your plants, and Zaluzianskya is a genus of flowering plants now regarded as being a member of the Scrophulariaceae, the figwort family. Z. capensis - Z. capensis is a clump-forming, half-hardy, evergreen perennial, often grown as an annual, with ovate, sticky, toothed, grey-green leaves and fragrant, night-blooming, maroon-backed, white flowers with deeply-lobed petals in summer. Like most night-blooming plants, these tiny white star-like flowers are pollinated by nocturnal insects or moths. Note: We are working to update our ratings. Nov 8, 2016 - Zaluzianskya Capensis is known as Night Blooming Phlox and Midnight Candy. While Zaluzianskya may sound like a Polish polka, it does have a connection to Poland as the genus was named in honor of the a Polish botanist Adam Zaluziansky von Zalusian in the late 1500s, so I suppose the name potentially could have been even more of a tongue twister. Hardy Annual. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Pinch out the growing point just as the second pair of leaves begin to form. Zaluzianskya is a mouthful of a name for such a delicate and charming plant. Normally treated as an annual in the UK, it can be over-wintered in a pot in dry, frost-free conditions. In order to add a note on this plant, please add this plant Exquisitely fragrant in the evening, Zaluzianskya capensis, commonly known as Midnight Candy or Nightscented Phlox, is native to South Africa and can be used as a container plant or for ground cover. Get started now. Love this annual! Zaluzianskya ovata. Sort. Set Descending Direction. Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Gravel, Greenhouse, Rock, Wallside and trellises. Thanks for your patience. Zaluzianskya Zaluzianskya . 100% Guaranteed! And while it is hardly as intense as some garden writers make it out to be (for example, I’ve never found it strong enough to ‘waft across a garden’ ) it’s more like that first scent of a can of play-doh. Rarely produces seed in garden cultivation. 1 Item . Get expert info and easy to follow monthly care reminders for the plants in your garden by signing up for a free Shoot account. Last-listed in the RHS Plant Finder in 2010. plants in your garden. Normally treated as an annual in the UK, it can be over-wintered in a pot in dry, frost-free conditions. Easy to grow from seed, sow it indoors early at least 8-10 weeks before last frost, and no worries as it transplants easily. , Glasshouse red spider mite EXPERT ADVICE • GARDENING PROJECTS • PLANT TRIALS AND ADVENTURES. I read about this remarkable little annual from South Africa earlier this year and bought some seeds to try. Create your free Protect from frost/cold in winter with a deep, dry mulch. Night phlox. Dwarf and compact it is best suited at the front of a border or in a patio container near the house so the fragrance can be appreciated. $6.75. Za-loo-zee-ann-ski-ya. Zaluzianskya capensis | night phlox/RHS Gardening. Product Type: Plants. $4.25 As low as $3.20. Carry on browsing if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies. Alternatively, in warmer areas, sow in-situ in spring. Zaluzianskya capensis (Night phlox ) will reach a height of 0.3m and a spread of 0.3m after 2-5 years. ALOCASIA FROM SEED, OUR ANNUAL PRIMULA SOCIETY MEETING AND A RARE NASTURTIUM ARRIVES, HOW TO GROW ARTICHOKES FROM SEED AND HARVEST IN ONE YEAR, The Joy (and Pain) of Growing Citrus Indoors, How to Grow and Force Perfect Belgian Endive. Jonathan’s inspiration for his Trailfinders Garden is the Winelands of the Western Cape of South Africa. This annual which is not an actual phlox, has been given the African name of 'drumsticks' due to the tightly closed rather inconspicuous flower buds atop of thin feathery foliage that one sees during the day. The flowers are grouped at the tip of the stems. It’s not going to look like much during the day as the small, 1/2 wide pure white flowers will close into maroon, rounded buds while in full sun, but everything changed once evening arrived. account. to your lists, login to your account or subscribe. One reason only – fragrance. Aphids , Glasshouse red spider mite. Another cool plant from South Africa, Zaluzianskya capensis (What were they thinking with that name) is definitely something a different for a gardener who has everything. VARIETIESZaluzianskya capensis ‘Midnight Candy’ – The most commonly found cultivar is an improvement on the species as it produces more abundant flowers. To really appreciate Night Phlox, plant up into your favourite container and … View picture of Zaluzianskya Species, Midnight Candy, Night Phlox (Zaluzianskya capensis) at Dave's Garden. Zaluzianskya: Group/Species: ovata Variety: Star Balsam Type: Tender Perennial Common Name: night scented phlox Border Position: Front Soil Type: Fertile, Neutral Scent: Scented Site: Full Sun, Shelter: Moisture: Moist but Well-drained, Well-drained Height: 25cm (10in) Spacing: 30cm (12in) Sowing, Seeds, Planting: Plant out after risk of frosts. Flowers May-September. Zaluzianskya capensis is an annual that grows up to a height of 500 mm.The leaves are long and narrow, about 40 mm long, sessile (stalkless), toothed, covered with hairs and opposite and/or alternately arranged.. As the sun goes down, maroon buds open into a profusion of innocent looking white pinwheels. Easy to grow, Night Phlox can be sown indoors 3 to 4 weeks before transplanting into the garden or sown directly in the garden after the last spring frost date. Add to Wish List Add to Compare. Zaluzianskya capensis, 'Midnight Candy' Night Phlox (5 of 5 based on 1 review) ... Phlox or Lychnis-like flowers, purple-black on the outside. Morro Bay, CA 10Sept14 BushPhoto Scrophulariaceae Buy night phlox Zaluzianskya ovata - Whirligig-like blooms all summer: 9cm pot: £7.99 Delivery by Crocus We use cookies to provide you with a better service and experience. 100% Guaranteed! To add images for this plant login to your account or register for a new account. Genus. Required fields are marked *. Zaluzianskya capensis night phlox Join the RHS today and get 12 months for the price of 9. Night Phlox 'Midnight Candy' Zaluzianskya capensis. Why grow this small flower with a long name? A plant that completes its entire life cycle (growth, reproduction, death) in one season. The blooms expand in tones of pink and white. I read about this remarkable little annual from South Africa earlier this year and bought some seeds to try. Other common names night scented phlox . The flowers are single and cup-shaped with a white centre and deep pink reverse. Z. capensis does have a named cultivar, named ‘Midnight Candy’ but a couple of other relatives are worth seeking out such as Z. vilosa or Z. ovata, which is taller growing and may good choice for cut-flower growers seeking something different for evening weddings.The plants themselves can be straggly and visually not much more charming than a weed but if planted out in larger containers (which is the best way to enjoy them) such as in pots 12 inches in diameter with 6 plants each, the show is effective enough to garner attention from visitors, and of course, once the fragrance butting is pushed at sunset, everything becomes all about this plant. 1 more photos … Seed of only one species is commonly found, and at that, only in good seed catalogs. Other names. Sow the seeds of the annual Zaluzianskya either in pots in March and plant out in June, or directly into the ground in early June. Show. Night phlox, Zaluzianskya ovata is a low-growing, alpine perennial, native to southern Africa. This South African native is an heirloom plant, botanically called Zaluzianskya capensis. All pictures are contributed by our community. What is Hardy Annual? To add ? Suggested uses. Create a free SHOOT account and get instant access to expert care advice for this and other Zaluzianskya found in: Night Phlox ovata, Zaluzianskya capensis, These exqusite white flowers, open from red buds, each with a cerise back and.. It’s highly prized for the numerous small white blooms, which open at night and release a beautiful, sweet perfume. Zaluzianskya capensis is an annual from South Africa also called Night Phlox or Midnight Candy as it SMELLS SO GOOD beginning at dusk, lasting til mid-morning. per page. Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. Delicate, very intense small white flowers, backed maroon, open in the evening. Water freely in growth, very little in winter. Zaluzianskya capensis ‘Night Flowering Phlox’ (zal-oo-zee-AN-skee-uh) What more do you say about a plant like Zaluzianskya capensis then amazing. Alternatively, grow in an alpine house or under glass in an equal mix of loam, leaf mould, & grit. As a native of South Africa, the soil mix should be well-drained, be it in a bed or in a container. Night Phlox Midnight Candy Zaluzianskya capensis. to your plant lists. Zaluzianskya ovata – a true perennial shrub, this is sometimes available at nurseries, but the flowers are not as fragrant as ‘Midnight Candy.’ Les clématites offrent une belle diversité de magnifiques plantes grimpantes. Night Phlox 'Midnight Candy' Zaluzianskya capensis. It’s also a good insurance policy in case you forget to water during a heat wave. Midnight Candy Night Phlox #8195. $6.95. Day will produce a lovely, partly vanilla scent not unlike vanilla extract many people Midnight... 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