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Eccremocarpus scaber (Chilean glory flower, Chilean glory vine)

Eccremocarpus scaber Photo/Illustration: Michael Dirr


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Hardiness Zones: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Botanical Name: Eccremocarpus scaber Common Name: Chilean glory flower, Chilean glory vine Genus: Eccremocarpus
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.
Care: Grow 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.
Propagation: Sow seed in late winter or spring. Root tip cuttings in spring or summer.
Problems: Prone to spider mites and whiteflies under glass.
Height 10 ft. to 15 ft.
Light Full Sun Only
Moisture Dry to Medium
Characteristics Showy Flowers
Bloom Time Summer
Flower Color Orange/ Salmon Flower; Red Flower; Yellow Flower
Uses Beds and Borders, Trellis
Seasonal Interest Spring Interest, Summer Interest, Fall Interest
Type Vines

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