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Commonly known as Huevil
EvergreenGlossy, dark-green leaves to 5cm (2in).
Medium shrubTypically grow to around 4-6 feet in heightErect shrub. Produces pendent, tubular flowers singly or in clusters from the leaf axils. Flowers are to 3cm (1½in) long with protruding stamens.
Hardy - average winterHardy through most of the UK apart from inland valleys, at altitude and central/northerly locations. May suffer foliage damage and stem dieback in harsh winters in cold gardens. Plant can withstand temperatures down to -10°C (14°F)
Full sunShelter from cold drying winds
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Additional FeaturesPests & DiseasesNonePlace of originChile
HardinessFrost hardy (down to -5)
(see photos above)
(see photos above)Obovate (see photos above)
Scented PlantsScented foliageUnpleasantly scented when crushed.
Soil ConditionsMedium to light, fertile, well drained soil