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A picture of a Chilean glory flower

Chilean glory flower

Eccremocarpus spp.

Also known as

Glory flower

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 Chilean glory flower
A photo of Chilean glory flower

Chilean glory flower 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 Chilean glory flower

How to propagate Chilean glory flower

Seed

Propagation is by seeds in the spring.

Other uses of Chilean glory flower

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