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Nautilocalyx lynchii

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.4m to 0.65m
  • Spread0.2m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitBranched clump
  • Flower ColourYellow, cream red
  • Leaf ColourGlossy dark red to green

Description

Nautilocalyx lynchii. This species will grows to a height of 60cm with glossy dark green or reddish purple fleshy, puckered leaves, The flowers are tubular cream and red flowers marked with purple flecks on the inner surface.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen

Origin

Colombia

Interest and use

Grown for their flowers and foliage.

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Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Humus-rich
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They are intolerant of frost but otherwise easily grown in humus-rich, moist, well-drained soil in partial-shade. You can propagate from seed, layers or cuttings.

Propagation

You can propagate from seed in the spring, layers or cuttings in the summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Prone to mealy bugs and tarsonemid mites.

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