A South American plant of the figwort family that is cultivated for its brightly colored slipper- or pouch-shaped flowers. Also called pocketbook plant.
- Genus Calceolaria, family Scrophulariaceae.
- In zones 15-17, you can also plant calceolaria, cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.
- Some special care is requisite in growing these splendid calceolarias in a creditable manner.
- Sow some half-hardy annuals for use a winter pot plants e.g. calceolarias, schizanthus and cinnerarias.
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