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Chilean glory flower

Eccremocarpus scaber

This fast-growing, evergreen climber has sharply 4-angled stems and red-orange tubular flowers tipped with yellow that are borne in clusters 4 to 6 inches long. Chilean glory flower blooms from late spring to autumn. Light green leaves are small, ovate, and boldly veined.

CareGrow in fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Do not overwater. Where not hardy, grow in a cool greenhouse or as annuals. Outdoors, train over a pergola or house wall, or let it climb up a large shrub or small tree.

PropagationSow seed in late winter or spring. Root tip cuttings in spring or summer.

ProblemsProne to spider mites and whiteflies under glass.

  • Genus : Eccremocarpus
  • Zones : 10, 11
  • Plant Height : 10 to 15 feet
  • Moisture : Dry to Medium
  • Light : Full Sun
  • Flower Color : Red, Yellow
  • Plant Seasonal Interest : Spring Interest
  • Bloom Time : Summer
  • Plant Type : Vines
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