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Holmskioldia sanguinea ‘Rubra”( Yellow Chinese Hat Plant, Cup and Saucer Plant, Parasol Flower)

Original price was: ₹999.00.Current price is: ₹299.00.

Description

Holmskioldia sanguinea ‘Rubra’: The Showstopper with a Sunny Disposition

Holmskioldia sanguinea ‘Rubra’, also known as the Yellow Chinese Hat Plant, Cup and Saucer Plant, or Parasol Flower, is a captivating flowering shrub that adds a touch of the exotic to any garden. This vibrant cultivar boasts unique blooms and thrives in sunny locations.

Distinctive Features:

  • Eye-catching Blooms: Unlike the standard Holmskioldia sanguinea with red flowers, ‘Rubra’ features striking, trumpet-shaped flowers with:
    • Crimson petals: The narrow corolla boasts a vibrant crimson color that attracts butterflies and hummingbirds.
    • Bronzy-salmon calyx: The large, saucer-shaped calyx forms a stunning contrast, appearing coppery orange in regular light and deepening to a dramatic bronze red in direct sunlight.
  • Shrub-like Growth: This Holmskioldia cultivar grows as a woody shrub or climber, reaching heights of 1-2 meters (3-6 feet) with thin red stems.
  • Moderate Growth Rate: It exhibits moderate growth, making it a manageable addition to your landscape.
  • Mid-green Foliage: Oval-shaped, mid-green leaves provide a backdrop for the vibrant blooms.

Ideal Growing Conditions:

  • Sunlight: ‘Rubra’ thrives in full sun, where it produces the most abundant and colorful flowers.
  • Soil: Well-draining soil is essential to prevent root rot. Consider adding sand or perlite to improve drainage if needed.
  • Watering: Water moderately, allowing the top inch of soil to dry out between waterings. Avoid overwatering.
  • Climate: Adapts well to warm and humid climates. May require winter protection in colder regions.

Care and Maintenance:

  • Pruning: Light pruning after flowering can help maintain a bushy shape and encourage new blooms.
  • Fertilization: Apply a balanced fertilizer during the growing season (spring and summer) for optimal growth and flowering.
  • Winter Protection (if needed): In colder climates, mulch around the base of the plant to protect the roots from frost damage.

Blooming Season:

Holmskioldia sanguinea ‘Rubra’ typically blooms in late fall and winter, adding a burst of color to your garden during a time when most other plants are dormant. This extended flowering season makes it a valuable addition to any landscape.

Overall, Holmskioldia sanguinea ‘Rubra’ is a captivating plant that offers unique blooms, manageable growth, and a long blooming season. With its preference for sunny locations, it’s a perfect choice for adding a touch of the exotic to your warm-weather garden.

(MRP Inclusive of all taxes)

  • Shipping Rs. 149 for entire order.
  • Plants will be shipping with pots.
  • Dispatch will be done within 3 to 5 days.
  • Delivery will be done within 2 to 4 days.
  • Country of origin: India.
  • Images may varies with the plant due to climate ,shipping, etc.

How to Care :

  • Make sure your plants are getting enough water and sunlight.
  • Recommended Soil Media: 40% Garden Soil 25% cocopeat 25% Organic manure/Vermicompost 5% charcoal chips 5% perlite.
  • Fertilize your plants once a month.
  • Avoid over-watering your plants.
  • Cut off any dead or diseased Leaves.
  • Make Sure Pots Have Drainage Holes.
  • Don’t Repot Immediately after received wait for at least 2-3 Days.

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