Latin name: Iochroma coccineum

Common name: Iochroma

2 m. 6,56 f.
Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Iochroma

The name of the genus is derived from the Greek, meaning purple flower. It contains shrubs and small trees with tubular, pendulous flowers, native to central and South America.
They grow in full sun or partial shade, in moderately moist, fertile, humus-rich soils. Provide frost-protection.
Plant in groups and flowerpots.
Propagated by semi-woody cuttings in summer. Prune lightly by trimming and removing overmature inflorescences.
Latin name: Iochroma coccineum
Evergreen, spherical shrub with red flowers from late spring to summer.