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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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individually £12.00 each, 3+ £10.00 each

  • Evergreen
  • 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.
  • Heated greenhouse - warm temperate - Can be grown outside in summer. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 5°C (41°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) -
  • 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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