The national flower of Chile. Likes high humidity, moderate summer temperatures. Slender stems twine to 10–20 ft. Glossy, leathery, oval leaves to 4 in. long. Blooms off and on through late spring, summer, and fall. Beautiful, 3-in.-long, rosy red, pendent, bell-shaped flowers (frequently spotted with white) have unusually heavy, waxy texture; hold up as long as 2 weeks after cutting. Good vine for post, trellis, or tree trunk. Give it wind protection and loose, well-drained, organically enriched soil. Protect from snails and slugs.
The national flower of Chile. Likes high humidity, moderate summer temperatures. Slender stems twine t...
This variable plant is from the many altitudes and latitudes in Chile. It is sometimes a large, sucker...
These evergreen perennials were formerly classified as Hebe, and before that as Veronica