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Scientific Name: Calceolaria integrifolia
Pronunciation: kal-see-oh-LAIR-ee-uh in-teg-rih-FOE-lee-uh
Common Name: pouch flower
Family Name: Calceolariaceae
Plant Type: Annual, Flowering pot plant
Key ID Features: Leaves very rugose, ovote to elliptic, margins scalloped; floret petals fused with lower ones pouch-like, very showy, commonly bight yellow (also orange - red cvs.), about 1 cm wide.
Course(s): not used (on campus)

Habit: Upright
Form: Mounded
Texture: Fine
Mature Size:
Height:0.2 - 0.4m
Spread:0.1 - 0.3m
Growth Rate:Fast
Origin: Garden origin, Mexico
Hardiness Rating: Zone 11: (above 4 C)
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil/ Growing Medium: Well-drained
Water Use: Moderate
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Group or mass planting, Indoor plant, Summer interest
Additional Info: Google. Cultivars shown may include 'Kentish Hero' and C. 'Sunshine'.
pouch flower
Leaf Morphology: Glossary
Form: Simple
Arrangement: Opposite
Texture/ Venation: Heavily veined, Soft flexible
Surfaces: Pubescent
Leaf(let) Terms:
Shapes: Ovate
Apices: Obtuse
Bases: Attenuate
Margins: Serrate

Inflorescence Type: Floriferous, Cyme
Flower Morphology:Flowers perfect
Number of Petals:4
Corolla Shape:Bilabiate
Ovary Position:Superior
Colour (petals): Showy, Yellow, Orange, Red, (Flowers are usually spotted)
Flower Time at Peak: Jun, Jul, Aug, Sep
Additional Info: Petals fused to form pouch and hood

Fruit Type: Capsule
Fruit Colour: Brown
Fruiting Time: Sep, Oct

Bark or Stem Colour: Green

Propagation: Seed
Pest Susceptibility: Mites, Root rot, Thrips,
(BED) BEDding, container, or basket
(GNH) GreeNHouse
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