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Eccremocarpus scaber
Common Name: Chilean Glory Flower Family: Bignoniaceae (The Catalpa Family)

Eccremocarpus scaber

This fast-growing, evergreen, trendil climber from Chile has firey orange or red tubular flowers produced over a long season from spring until fall. It has dainty, heart-shaped leaflets. It is a sparse (rather than lush) vine that would be best grown with other vines or into shrubs. Popular with hummingbirds. Best in organically rich, consistently moist but well-drained soils in full sun. May die to the ground in a hard winter.

Geogrpahical Origin:
Central and South America
Native Habitat:
Uplands scrub vegetation.

ClassEvergreen  Primary Bloom ColourRed 
TypeVine  Secondary Bloom ColourOrange 
Height6-10'  Bloom TimeSpring - Fall 
Spread12-24'  FragranceNo 
Light ExposureFull - Part Sun Sun Part Sun  Foliage ColourGreen 
Soil MoistureAverage  Stem Colour 
Hardiness Zone8-10  BerriesNo 
BC NativeNo    

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