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Botanical name: Mitraria coccinea
Other names: Mitre flower, Scarlet mitre pod, Chilean mitre flower, Botellita, Partridge berry
Species: M. coccinea - M. coccinea is a borderline hardy, woody, loosely climbing to spreading, evergreen shrub with ovate, toothed, leathery, glossy dark green leaves and, from late spring into autumn, lobed, tubular to urn-shaped, orange to scarlet flowers.
Mitraria coccinea is: Evergreen
Flower: Orange, Scarlet in Spring; Scarlet, Orange in Summer; Scarlet, Orange in Autumn
Foliage: Dark-green in All seasons
Habit: Climbing, Spreading
Pests: If grown indoors.
Pruning: Group 9. REGISTER to read more...
Propagation: Germination rates are low when propagated from seed. . REGISTER to read more...
Propagation methods: Seed, Semi-ripe cuttings. REGISTER to read more...
Mitraria coccinea (Mitre flower) will reach a height of 2m and a spread of 2m after 5-10 years.
Suggested uses: Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Greenhouse, Ground Cover, Hanging baskets, Wallside and trellises, Woodland
Cultivation: Grow in moist, well-drained, humus-rich, acid soil in light shade, best with shaded roots & top in sun. Shelter from cold, drying wind. Under glass, grow in ericaceous compost in bright filtered light & high humidity. In growth, water freely, feed monthly
Soil type: Clay, Loamy, Sandy
Soil drainage: Moist but well-drained
Soil pH: Acid, Neutral
Light: Partial Shade, Full Shade, Full Sun
Aspect: South, East, West
Hardiness: Hardy (H4), Indoor unheated (H2), Tender in frost (H3)
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