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CALCEOLARIA integrifolia

Commonly known as Pouch flower, Slipper flower

A sun-loving but not fully hardy plant with corymbs of large yellow flowers in mid-late summer
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CALCEOLARIA integrifolia

 
Available late spring to early summer 2022 - Spring according to the Met Office is defined as March 1st - May 31st. Therefore late spring is mid-April onwards. This is not a guaranteed date but an estimate and subject to availability.
individually £12.00 each , 3+ £10.00 each 
Delivery Information Available late spring to early summer 2022
  • Evergreen
    Opposite, linear-lance-shaped to ovate-lance-shaped leaves to 5cm (2in) long, often red-hairy beneath
  • Yellow
  • Height
    To 1.2m (4ft)
  • Spread
    23-30cm (9-12in)
  • Medium shrub Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height
    Subshrubby perennial usually grown as an annual. Softly hairy young shoots. Produces clusters of 10-35 slipper-like flowers to 2.5cm (1in) long.
  • Tender - cool or frost free greenhouse Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F)
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
  • Additional Features
    Good to know - syn. C. rugosa. Flowers are produced over a long period in summer. Requires cool, moist conditions to flower freely.
  • Pests & Diseases
    slugs, snails. Under glass - aphids, red spider mites, whiteflies. Fungal diseases in poorly ventilated conditions.
  • Place of origin
    Mexico
  • Flower Shape
    Panicles - panicle-like cymes
  • Hardiness
    Tender (greenhouse & conservatory)
  • Leaf margin
    Serrulate see photos above
  • Leaf shape
    Lanceolate see photos above
  • Linear
  • Soil Conditions
    Acid / ericaceous loving
  • Fertile moist well-drained soil
    moderately fertile.
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Calceolaria - Care Guide
to 1.2m (4ft)
Medium Shrub - guide for size not form Watering Can
  23-30cm (9-12in)
 

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