PlantsCalceolaria→Pocketbook Plant (Calceolaria herbeohybrida)

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Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 4a -34.4 °C (-30 °F) to -31.7 °C (-25 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 9b
Plant Height: 8 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Posted by Catmint20906 (PNW WA half hour south of Olympia - Zone 8a) on Aug 27, 2014 8:10 PM

Pocketbook Plant (Calceolaria herbeohybrida) is an interesting annual with unique, puffy blossoms. My 12-year-old daughter fell in love with it early one spring at a nursery, so it came home with us. It bloomed through the spring and well into summer in a shady spot protected from direct sun. The Pocketbook Plant is native to Central and South America.

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