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