PlantsCorytoplectusCorytoplectus capitatus

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Plant Height: 2 to 3 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Large pubscent leaves are dark green with pale green veins.
Fruit: Showy
Other: Small blue berries.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Yellow flowers emerge from red bracts.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Jardin Botanique de Montréal, CanadaDate: 2014-Jun-16Image by Nadiatalent [CC BY-SA 4.0 (
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