Calceolaria biflora Goldcap description
Very deep yellow inflated pouch-like flowers in the summer over compact rosettes.
How easy is it to grow:
Good for the front of a shady border, alpine bed, container, or rock garden. It is fairly easy to grow if given some shade in a peaty soil that isn’t too dry.
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Common names: Lady’s Purse, Slipper Flower, Slipperwort and Pocketbook Flower.
The best position in the garden:
Requires semi shade.
What type of soil:
How much moisture:
Normal, not too dry soil.
Hardiness and, or, lifespan:
Hardy, but doesn’t like very hot, dry summers.
Care and maintenance:
When newly planted always keep it watered until the roots have grown down and it is able to find its own moisture.
Slugs and snails like to eat the leaves.
Size of plant:
Height 15 cm.
Spread 15 cm.
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