Evergreen with tall stems of bright yellow flowers.
A classic calceolaria that is a great garden variety with evergreen foliage bright yellow flowers. With its short height it is perfect for alpine containers, alpine rock garden and border.
This is an excellent garden plant throughtout the summer. In winter leave alone except for cutting off all old flower stems and a few of the larger old leaves. In spring trim back any old foliage.
Common Name: Slipperwort / Slipper Flower / Pocketbook Plant / Pouch Flower
Life Cycle: perennial
Basic Colour: ( yellow )
Flower Colour: yellow
Natural Flowering: April – July
Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy
Height with Flowers: 25cm
Soil Requirements: average / moist / well-drained
Soil ph: acidic / neutral
Location: container / cottage garden / border / rock garden
Usage: ornamental / bee food plant
Pruning: cut back old flowers to encourage further blooms
Tolerates: drought tolerant
Origin: Argentina – Chile