Chinese Lantern (physalis alkekengi)
Chinese lantern (Physalis alkekengi) is a perennial plant from Europe and Asia.
The spring flowers are pretty enough as viny plants, they can be treated as ground covers.
Planting & Care
SunLight: They need light in order to germinate, so lay them on top of the soil and place the pot in an area with bright but indirect light
Soil: Grow them in well-drained soil. Once mature, the plants become reasonably tolerant of poor soils.
Water: Keep the soil moist at all times. Allow the soil around your Chinese lantern plant to dry between watering.
Fertilizer: Fertilize monthly during the growing season in the spring. Compost works well. Mulch around the plant to maintain soil moisture.
Temperature: Germination temperatures between 70 and 75 F. (21-14 C.).