Foamy Bells 'Pink Fizz'
Foamy Bells 'Pink Fizz'
Pot Size: 1 Gallon
Plant Height: 8 inches
Flower Height: 12 inches
Spacing: 15 inches
Hardiness Zone: 4a
A striking variety producing soft green leaves with contrasting deep purple veins and light silvering; dainty pink bell flowers in early to mid-summer; a vigorous grower for sun or shade
Pink Fizz Foamy Bells features dainty spikes of pink bell-shaped flowers rising above the foliage from early to mid summer. The flowers are excellent for cutting. Its attractive crinkled lobed leaves emerge light green in spring, turning grayish green in colour with distinctive deep purple veins the rest of the year. The fruit is not ornamentally significant.
Pink Fizz Foamy Bells is a dense herbaceous evergreen perennial with tall flower stalks held atop a low mound of foliage. Its medium texture blends into the garden, but can always be balanced by a couple of finer or coarser plants for an effective composition.
This is a relatively low maintenance plant, and should be cut back in late fall in preparation for winter. It is a good choice for attracting hummingbirds to your yard. It has no significant negative characteristics.
Pink Fizz Foamy Bells is recommended for the following landscape applications;
- Mass Planting
- Rock/Alpine Gardens
- Border Edging
- General Garden Use
- Container Planting
Planting & Growing
Pink Fizz Foamy Bells will grow to be about 8 inches tall at maturity extending to 12 inches tall with the flowers, with a spread of 18 inches. When grown in masses or used as a bedding plant, individual plants should be spaced approximately 15 inches apart. Its foliage tends to remain low and dense right to the ground. It grows at a medium rate, and under ideal conditions can be expected to live for approximately 10 years.
This plant performs well in both full sun and full shade. It prefers to grow in average to moist conditions, and shouldn't be allowed to dry out. It is not particular as to soil type or pH. It is somewhat tolerant of urban pollution. Consider covering it with a thick layer of mulch in winter to protect it in exposed locations or colder microclimates. This particular variety is an interspecific hybrid. It can be propagated by division; however, as a cultivated variety, be aware that it may be subject to certain restrictions or prohibitions on propagation.