Calceolaria genus (Slipperwort). These are annuals, biennials and evergreen perennials, sub-shrubs and scandent climbers.
Annuals, Shrubs or Herbaceous
Window boxes, bedding plants.
They are hardy to frost tender, with a min of 5-7C. Most will prefer a sunny position but some will prefer a shady cool site, with moist but well drained soil. Try to incorporate a sharp sandy compost. They will dislike wet conditions in the winter.
Propagation is by softwood cuttings in late spring or summer, or by seed in the autumn.
Whitefly, leafhoppers, grey mould and red spider mite's.
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