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Holmskioldia Genus

 

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General Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist or Dry

Description

Holmskioldia genus. This genus has about 10 species of fast growing evergreen, sprawling shrubs or scrambling climbers. The flowers are usually trumpet-shaped with a red calyx. Frost tender, min 16C. Any fertile, well drained soil is suitable with full light. Water freely when in full growth, less at other times. Needs tying to a support. Thin out crowded growth in spring or after flowering. Propagate by seed in spring or by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Whitefly and red spider mite may be troublesome.

Characteristics

Evergreens, Shrubs

Cultivation

Needs tying to support. Thin out crowded growth in spring or after flowering.

Propagation

Seed in spring or by softwood or semi-ripe cuttings in summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly and red spider mite may be troublesome.

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