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Iochroma grandiflora - Iochroma


Iochroma grandiflora - Iochroma (Iochroma grandiflora - Iochroma)

Close up of the many flowers on my friend Michael Kartuz's Iochroma flowers. Photo taken Oct. 8, 2011.



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WOW....gorgeous. I want one of these too.

9 Oct, 2011

 

I have seen this growing at Kew but no where near that size. Nice plant...

9 Oct, 2011

 

Alexandramou:

It should grow where you live.

9 Oct, 2011

 

Rbtkew:

Thanks! Yes, it can grow pretty large here.

9 Oct, 2011

 

Yes it should....I'm in zone 10......you're going to get fed up with me and zone 10!!!

9 Oct, 2011

 

Zone 10 climates can still have freezes...don't get too confident! Lol! :) (it's very true, though).

9 Oct, 2011

 

Thats nice Andy......

9 Oct, 2011

 

Great plant - even in our climate.

9 Oct, 2011

 

Milky:

Thanks! :>)

10 Oct, 2011

 

Meanie:

I bet you've never seen one more than 12ft/4m tall, though. :>)

10 Oct, 2011

 

I'm very careful as a general rule. Don't worry Delonix, all my plants will survive the witner, hee hee hee. But there is going to be a lot of experimenting going on.

10 Oct, 2011

 

Two metres is as good as we got!

10 Oct, 2011

 

I'm sure they'll all do very well...just giving you a bad time.

Zone 9 - 11 climates are broadly classified as a subtropical climate. Zone 12 is a tropical climate.

10 Oct, 2011

 

Meanie:

2m is pretty good size for most gardens. Michael Kartuz Iochroma shrubs are gigantic. They were huge mounds with 12ft/4m spreads, also.

10 Oct, 2011

 

These are such stunning plants...

13 Oct, 2011

 

DD - I got mine from Hill House Nursery.

14 Oct, 2011

 

Dottydaisy2:

Yes, they're prolific bloomers, all year. It's also a very quick growing plant.

14 Oct, 2011

 

Meanie I was most impressed with Hill House. Thanks Delonix, might have to try these added to favs.

14 Oct, 2011

 

Dottydaisy2:

Both: Iochroma grandiflora and fuchsioides are very easy to grow.

15 Oct, 2011

 

I have the maroon version. And yes,its big in Hayward..and has been cut back in big freezes.. Still about 15' tall,covered in blooms.
No real care other then water every now and then.

19 Sep, 2014

 

I know this plant does very well up in the Bay Area.

25 Sep, 2014



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