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Iochroma coccinea, Red Bells, Burgundy Bells

Iochroma coccinea

Red Bells, Burgundy Bells
Family: Solanaceae
Origin: South America
Large shrub 5-10 ft tallFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterPink flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsPoisonous or toxicSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

An upright, medium to tall shrub with heads of burgundy flowers. Blooms summer to autumn over a long period. More flowers during cooler period. These species and hybrids are more tolerant to heat. This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies, hummingbirds and is suitable for growing indoors.


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