Calceolaria fothergillii

Calceolaria fothergillii

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Description

The most sought after Calceolaria.

Compact short variety with unusual bearded flowers. Tufts up to form a neat plant hat is idealised by most keen alpine gardeners. Best grown in a moist free draining position in dapple shade or morning/late afternoon sun. For the alpine rock garden and containers.

Flowering: Spring

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 5cm

Spread: 20cm

Further information:

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

Family: Calceolariaceae

Foliage: obovate

Basic Colour: ( orange )

Flower Colour:  orange / red / yellow

Natural Flowering: April – June

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

Soil Requirements:  average / moist / well-drained

Soil ph: acidic / neutral

Location:  container / rock garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: not required

Tolerates: moist soils

Origin: Falkland island

Additional information

Weight 250 g
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Flowering season

Height

Planting area

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Description

The most sought after Calceolaria.

Compact short variety with unusual bearded flowers. Tufts up to form a neat plant hat is idealised by most keen alpine gardeners. Best grown in a moist free draining position in dapple shade or morning/late afternoon sun. For the alpine rock garden and containers.

Flowering: Spring

Hardiness: Hardy

Height: 5cm

Spread: 20cm

Further information:

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

Family: Calceolariaceae

Foliage: obovate

Basic Colour: ( orange )

Flower Colour:  orange / red / yellow

Natural Flowering: April – June

Winter Hardiness: Fully Hardy

Height with Flowers: 10cm

Soil Requirements:  average / moist / well-drained

Soil ph: acidic / neutral

Location:  container / rock garden

Usage: ornamental / bee food plant

Pruning: not required

Tolerates: moist soils

Origin: Falkland island

Additional information

Weight 250 g
Climate

Flowering season

Height

Planting area

,

Position

,

Flower Colour

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26 reviews for Calceolaria fothergillii

4.7
Based on 26 reviews
  1. CLARE (verified owner)

    Looks healthy and safely delivered

  2. Ann (verified owner)

    Excellent condition as always, many thanks

  3. Frederick Heywood (verified owner)

  4. Andrew G. (verified owner)

    Excellent healthy plant

  5. Gill Coombes (verified owner)

  6. Christine M. (verified owner)

    Excellent plants

  7. Joy (verified owner)

  8. Gillian G. (verified owner)

  9. Anonymous (verified owner)

  10. lady Bowes (verified owner)

    all three were dead on arrival

  11. Sara Maltby (verified owner)

  12. Ann Hood (verified owner)

    Lovely plant .In bloom when arrived.

  13. Vivien Hicks (verified owner)

    So pleased to find this rare plant. Arrived in excellent condition, and when I wanted extra info about it that was given very quickly. Will definitely use this company again.

  14. Beverley Hewitt (verified owner)

    Very pretty unusual little plant, such sweet flowers, I had one many years ago called Walter Shrimpton and have never been able to find it again.

  15. Simon H. (verified owner)

    Parts of some of the foliage a little bit blackened

  16. Kitty (verified owner)

    In perfect condition

  17. Kim Garratt (verified owner)

    healthy plants

  18. Anonymous (verified owner)

  19. Pat Maltman (verified owner)

  20. Mary Uhl (verified owner)

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  22. Janine W. (verified owner)

    Really healthy beautiful plant, well packaged and delivered in great condition. Delighted at the choice, quality and service, thank you!

  23. Ann Armstrong (verified owner)

  24. Jackson B. (verified owner)

  25. GILLIAN COPPEN (verified owner)

    Still to early to judge

  26. brian clark (verified owner)

    a good plant arrived

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