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Calceolaria biflora 'Goldcap'

Also called Pocketbook Plant, Purse Flower


Calceolaria biflora 'Goldcap' - Slipper Flower

More About Calceolaria biflora 'Goldcap'

  • AKA Calceolaria plantaginea
  • Yellow, "slipper" flowers with red freckles appear on slender stems
  • Semi-evergreen, almost succulent, basal leaves remain attractive throughout the season
  • Bloom Time: Late spring to early summer
  • Flower Height: 15-20 cm

Zone:

5

Height:

15-25 cm

Spread:

20-25 cm

Colour:

Yellow

Slipper Flower Growing and Maintenance Tips

Grows best in a rich, humusy, evenly moist, well-drained soil, in a dappled, shady location. Dense shade can prevent flowering. Can sometimes be difficult to establish and winter wet may cause problems. 

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Calceolaria biflora 'Goldcap' Characteristics

Partial Sun/Shade
Partial Sun/Shade
Rock garden
Rock garden

Soil Moisture

Well-drained
Moist to Average

Growth Rate

Slow

Flowering Time

Lt. Spr-Sum
Summer

Habit

Dwarf
Clumping

Landscape uses

Border/edging
Woodland/woods edge