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Lapageria rosea 'Flesh Pink'
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common name: Chilean Bellflower
growth rate: slow
growth habit: twining
leaf colour: dark green
flower colour: pink
preferred soil pH: neutral-acid
minimum temp: -2°C
USDA zone: 9 to 10
Twining climber with slender woody stems and alternate, ovate dark green leaves. Pendent, bell shaped, fleshy, pale pink flowers produced singly or in twos and threes from summer to autumn.
Needs warm, moist conditions in part shade and humus-rich, neutral to acid, well drained soil. In cool areas it is best grown in a cool greenhouse or conservatory.
Raised in Cornwall, UK, from seed collected in Chile.