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Mitraria coccinea
Mitraria coccinea
Mitraria coccinea
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Description

An exciting and colourful plant, Mitraria coccinea thrives in many sheltered gardens and has large, bright orange-scarlet, tubular flowers throughout summer. A low spreading evergreen plant with dark green leaves, this can be grown as a standalone shrub or alternatively trained as a climbing wall plant.

Supplied Size: 3L containers (30 - 40 cm tall)


  • Position: Sheltered in full sun or partial shade.
  • Soil: Moist yet well drained, fertile soil.
  • Hardiness: Mitraria coccinea requires protection from cold winter winds and frost in most gardens and usually grows better in southern parts of the U.K.
  • Flowering Period: May - July.
  • Flower Colour: Scarlet-orange
  • Rate of Growth: Moderate.
  • Habit: In most parts of the UK Mitraria coccinea will grow to be a small or medium sized, loosely branching climber/shrub.
    • Height: 1.5 - 2 m (5 - 6 ft).
    • Spread: 1.5 - 2 m (5 - 6 ft).
  • Please be aware that Mitraria coccinea can be a fickle and difficult plant in the winter or if planted in a poor position. As such, it is not covered by our normal guarantee. 

 


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