Calceolaria Dark Red
Calceolaria Dark Red
Calceolaria Dark Red is a stunning plant known for its deep red flowers. This particular variety is well-suited for the Irish climate and is sought after for its beauty and adaptability.
Height/Spread: Calceolaria Dark Red typically reaches a height of 8-12 inches (20-30 centimeters) with a spread of 8-10 inches (20-25 centimeters). Its compact size makes it suitable for smaller garden spaces or as a charming addition to containers and hanging baskets.
Position: This Calceolaria variety thrives in partial shade to full sun, making it suitable for various positions in the Irish climate. It can tolerate some morning sunlight or filtered light throughout the day. However, it is important to provide some protection from intense midday sun, especially during hot summers.
Soil: Calceolaria Dark Red prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter. It is recommended to amend the soil with compost or well-rotted manure before planting to ensure optimal growth. In the Irish climate, ensuring good soil drainage is particularly important to prevent waterlogging during rainy periods.
Flowering Season: Calceolaria Dark Red produces an abundance of striking, dark red flowers from late spring through summer. The flowering season aligns perfectly with the Irish climate, providing vibrant bursts of color to gardens during the warmer months.
Uses: Calceolaria Dark Red is a versatile plant suitable for various uses in the Irish climate. It can be planted in garden beds, borders, and containers, adding a splash of intense red to the landscape. This variety also performs well in hanging baskets and patio planters, creating visually appealing displays. Its compact size and prolific blooming make it an excellent choice for adding vibrant color to Irish gardens and outdoor spaces.
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