10 years to reach maturity
This plant has a mild fragrance
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Scottish Flame Flower Overview
This slender climber from Chile can grow to 3m high. It's round leaves are composed of 5 to 7 obovate leaflets. In summer and early autumn it produces 2cm wide bright red scarlet flowers with long spurs. These develop into indigo blue berries.
Common problems with Scottish Flame Flower
Can be attacked by caterpillars, flea beetles and blackfly. It can also suffer from a virus.
How to harvest Scottish Flame Flower
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Scottish Flame Flower
You can propagate from seeds, cuttings or tubers in spring.
Special features of Scottish Flame Flower
Other uses of Scottish Flame Flower
Plant in wall side borders
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Perfect to cover unsightly walls or to grow as shelter to seating areas; these will all create talking points.