Mitraria coccinea has firey orange flowers and evergreen foliage on red stems perfect for the shadier parts of the garden.
Mitraria coccinea is a charming but uncommon Chilean and Argentinian viny shrub with tubular, fiery orange flowers and evergreen foliage on red stems perfect for the shadier parts of the garden. It will likely bloom in mid to late spring and perhaps intermittently thereafter until September. In its native habitat it will trail along the forest floor until it finds something to climb up where it will erupt with flowers.
Common Name: Chilean Mitre Flower
Family: Gesneriaceae (The African Violet Family)
Zone Hardiness: 7-10
Light: Full Sun, Part Sun, Part Shade
Primary Bloom Colour: Orange
Secondary Bloom Colour:
Bloom Time: Spring - Summer
Soil Moisture: Average
Stem Colour: Red
Deer Resistant: Unknown
BC Native: No
Native Habitat: Temperate rainforests at moderately high elevations of mountains.
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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