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Calceolaria thyrsiflora - Graham.

Common Name
Family Scrophulariaceae
USDA hardiness 8-11
Known Hazards None known
Habitats Not known
Range S. America - Chile.
Edibility Rating  
Other Uses  
Weed Potential No
Medicinal Rating  
Care
Half Hardy Moist Soil Semi-shade Full sun
Calceolaria thyrsiflora


Calceolaria thyrsiflora

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Summary


Physical Characteristics

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Calceolaria thyrsiflora is a SHRUB growing to 0.7 m (2ft 4in).
It is hardy to zone (UK) 9. The species is hermaphrodite (has both male and female organs) Suitable for: light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils. Suitable pH: acid, neutral and basic (alkaline) soils. It can grow in semi-shade (light woodland) or no shade. It prefers moist soil.

Synonyms

Habitats

 Cultivated Beds;

Edible Uses

None known

Medicinal Uses

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Used in the treatment of sore throats, gums, lips and tongue[61].

Other Uses

None known

Cultivation details

It requires abundant moisture in the summer and a dry winter[166]. Plants can be grown outdoors in the very mildest areas of the country[166].

Propagation

Seed - sow spring in a greenhouse. Division in spring.

Other Names

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Found In

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Weed Potential

Right plant wrong place. We are currently updating this section. Please note that a plant may be invasive in one area but may not in your area so it’s worth checking.

Conservation Status

IUCN Red List of Threatened Plants Status :

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Graham.

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