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Calceolaria cana
Family:Scrophulariaceae
Endemic
Some ornamental value (B)
Height: 50 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 8. The plant tolerates low temperatures (-8° C), can tolerate occasional snow cover for up to a couple of weeks per year. Somewhat dry areas where the drought may last 3 - 5 months. Precipitations of 400 - 800 mm. are concentrated in winter. Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light.
Perennial Red, 2 petals Blue, 2 petals
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These seeds are generally restocked in: January

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One packet contains at least 50 seeds.

This is a delicate, but beautiful plant which is relatively easy to grow. As with all calceolarias, the main problem is the size of the seedlings, so one must be very careful when transplanting. Compared to other calceolarias, this one needs considerably less watering. Once established, it can withstand snow cover and freezing temperatures.