Facts

  • The waxy blooms of this climber are the national flower of Chile, where it grows in cool mountains and is pollinated by hummingbirds.
  • Try growing this plant either in a conservatory or in your garden if protected by a partially shaded and sheltered wall. It can withstand temperatures to -5°C and prefers a moist acidic soil.

Where it grows

Grows in the humus-rich, lime-free soil in the forests of Southern Chile. Humus is organic matter made up of decomposing plants, animals and/or animal products.

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