A picture of a Eccremocarpus

Eccremocarpus

Eccremocarpus spp.

Eccremocarpus scaber 02 by Michael Wolf (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

3m

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Eccremocarpus scaber (9344822520)
A photo of Eccremocarpus
A photo of Eccremocarpus

Eccremocarpus Overview

Small genus with around 3 recognised species of evergreen, semi-woody vine, originating from Chile, Western Argentina and Peru. They produce bright, tubular flowers often red, orange or bicoloured. One species is commonly grown as a garden ornamental. This genus is not frost hardy and often grown as annual plants. They suit trellis growing and are nicely placed climbing around archways.

Common problems with Eccremocarpus

How to propagate Eccremocarpus

Seed

Propagation is by seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Eccremocarpus

Grown for their attractive flowers that are produced over a long season. one species only is commonly grown. Suitable for coastal conditions.