Mitraria coccinea - summer flowers
  • Mitraria coccinea - summer flowers

Mitraria coccinea


(Chilean Mitre Flower) Mitraria coccinea is an unusual plant growing as a shrub or climber with large, bright orange-scarlet, tubular flowers throughout summer.

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An exciting and unusual plant, Mitraria coccinea thrives in many sheltered gardens and has large, bright orange-scarlet, tubular flowers throughout summer. It is native to South America and can be found growing wild in the forest of Chile.

A low spreading, evergreen with dark green leaves, this plant can be grown as a standalone shrub or alternatively trained as a climbing wall plant. Can also be grown outside in a large container if moved into a greenhouse or similar in the winter (unless in very mild parts of the UK)

  • 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 guarantee. 

Data sheet

How Much Sun
Full Sun, Partial or Dappled Shade
Eventual Size
Climber - Small (under 10 ft), Shrub - Small (less than 5 ft tall)
Growing Conditions
Special: Coastal Areas, Soil Type: Acid, Soil Type: Damp / Wet
Special Features
Evergreen, Flowering Season - Summer (June - August), To grow in a pot

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