Calceolaria in a pot

Bob_B(Sunset 14, Ca.)March 27, 2011

Yesterday, I bought my wife a little Calceolaria in a 4" pot in front of a CVS store. I've been fascinated by these little, puffy, yellow, brown-speckled flowers ever since a famous gardener in Palo Alto showed them to me fifty years ago. But I've never grown one. So I have it on the window sill. What next? Pot it up in a month when the weather is safely warm, and place it in a semi-shaded spot? Will it flower through the summer?


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hoovb zone 9 sunset 23

Species? Looks like cool, moist, frost-free shade is the environment.

Nifty looking plant. Do you have a photo? Would love to see it.

Here is a link that might be useful: calceolaria info

    Bookmark   March 28, 2011 at 5:49PM
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Bob_B(Sunset 14, Ca.)

Sorry, I have no photo, but the web site you referred me to has a photo which is very much like my plant. Wonderful little plant.

    Bookmark   March 28, 2011 at 5:57PM
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