I have been looking for Phelisia magellanica for some time now. It is always sold out or unavailable. This is a plant that deserves to be better known. It is…
Philesia genus. This is an evergreen shrub, which will sometimes form as a semi- climber, the leaves are long and lance-shaped, with tubular to bell-shaped flowers which bloom in late summer. It is frost tender, min 5C. Grow in semi-shade in well drained, preferably acidic soil. You can propagate by layering in late summer or autumn.
Grown for its showy flowers.
They will need a cool moist but largely frost-free gardens. They will need humus-rich moist, well-drained soil with partial-shade. You can propagate from cuttings or by layering.
Semi-ripe cuttings in summer or by suckers in autumn.
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In my opinion it's the prettiest flower in existence. I prefer something smaller, plants always establish better when they arrive as mere rooted cuttings or…