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Zaluzianskya capensis is an annual herbaceous plant native to South Africa beonging to the Figwort family, Scrophulariaceae.  These heady scented night blooming plants grow 6-12 inches tall and have linear or spoon shaped leaves and large maroon buds which open to five lobed white blooms.  Also known as Night Balsam, Star Balsam, Night Candy, Night Phlox or Midnight Candy.

Plants are grown primarily from seed, which is sown in flats or pots.  Keep moist a 50-55F.  Seedlings should be transplanted when they reach 2 inches in height, and kept shaded from direct sunlight until well established, then exposed to full sunlight.  Seeds may also be sown directly in a prepared garden bed when the soil has warmed to 50F.

Make certain to plant them near doorways or  patios or in window boxes where their intense evening scent (sweet and reminiscent of cake or cookies) can be enjoyed.

 Midnight Candy - Zaluzianskya capensis - Height: 12 inches     Spread: 12 inches
#9646   Packet   $4.50   Approximately 100 seeds


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