Francoa is a genus of the Francoaceae family. It include only the species Francoa sonchifolia, an herb endemic to Chile, commonly known as Bridal Wreath. Plants may grow up to one metre high and produce basal clumps of round, deeply lobed, dark green, fuzzy leaves with winged leafstalks. Compact racemes of small, cup-shaped flowers, which are pink with red markings, appear in summer and early fall.
GARDENING: A Game of Two Halves ; Even for the Most Experienced Gardeners, the Second Half of Summer Poses a Horticultural Challenge. Anna Pavord Has Some Advice
Jul 27, 2002; THE SECOND half of the summer in our garden is never as good as the first. Partly, I suspect, this is a question of attitude. The...