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Mitraria coccinea


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

Height: 4-6'

Width: 2-3'

Primary Bloom Colour: Orange

Secondary Bloom Colour:

Class: Evergreen

Type: Shrub

Bloom Time: Spring - Summer

Soil Moisture: Average

Stem Colour: Red

Fragrance: No



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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