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Jovellana violacea, Calceolaria violacea, Jovellana, Teacup Flower, Orchid Bush

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Jovellana violacea, Calceolaria violacea

Jovellana, Teacup Flower, Orchid Bush
Family: Calceolariaceae   (Formerly:Scrophulariaceae)
Origin: Chile
Large shrub 5-10 ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterWhite/off-white flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsSubtropical, cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

An upright mound forming semi-evergreen shrub with sprays of pale lilac flowers. Thin, branching stems with attractive wavy-edged leaves produce clusters of countless delicate orchid-like flowers gently marked with yellow and purple, which appear throughout spring and early summer. Even without blooms this is an attractive plant, with woody stems and mint-shaped foliage.

It reportedly can survive a few degrees of frost.


Similar plants:


Jovellana violacea, Calceolaria violacea, Jovellana, Teacup Flower, Orchid Bush

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Link to this plant:
https://toptropicals.com/catalog/uid/jovellana_violacea.htm