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Luzuriaga radicans
Family:Philesiaceae
Native
Good ornamental value (A)
Height: 100 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 9.  The plant does not tolerate snow, but can tolerate occasional freezing spells of about - 5° C (the typical morning frost of central Chile). Humid areas, with almost constant rainfall. Short dry periods are possible (generally not longer than 1 month). The plant grows in water or it has its roots within a permanent water course. This corresponds to marshes, bogs, water courses, lake and river shores. In deep shadow. Deep ravines facing south with additional shadow from trees, or where there is a very dense vegetation cover which gives 80 - 100 % shadow (for instance, the Valdivian forests)
Perennial Climber White, 6 petals
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These seeds are generally restocked in: March

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One packet contains at least 12 seeds.

This is a beautiful Chilean climber akin to the Lapageria rosea (Bellflower). Its advantages are the delicate white-colored, sparkling flowers and bright-red berries which persist for long time on the plant.
The seeds should be sown as soon as possible in acid soil with good drainage at cool temperatures, never expose it to direct sunlight.