Lapageria genus (Chilean bell flower). This genus has one species of evergreen, woody-stemmed climber. It is grown for its large waxy blooms. It is half hardy and will require humus-rich, well drained soil with partial shade. You should thin out congested growth in the spring. It can be propagated in the spring by seed; make sure you soak them for 2 days before sowing, or by layering in the spring or autumn.
Grown for its large, waxy flowers.
They will needs a rich very well-drained soil, with some shade, If you grow in cool-temperate climates they are best grown under glass, You can propagate from seeds or cuttings. Provide support. Thin out congested growth in spring.
Seed in spring, soaked for 2 days before sowing, or in spring or autumn by layering.
Scale insects may cause problems.
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