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Can this plant be left out all winter and does it need protection from frost



You don't say where in the UK you are, Royston, but I have this plant (Francoa sonchifolia) and in the SW it is hardy and I leave it in the ground. My RHS book gives it 2 stars which means that it is reasonably hardy and can survive short 'snaps' of frost.

4 Sep, 2008


I think Francoa is generally hardy.

4 Sep, 2008


I've had one for three years in east Berkshire and it is definitely hardy here

4 Sep, 2008


I am going to look for a white version at the AG Show on Sunday! Wish me luck - I saw one there last year and deeply regret not buying it.

5 Sep, 2008

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