Slipperwort
Calceolaria
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines The soil should be kept countinously moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers tepid constant temperatures through the whole year (average under 20 °C).
pH range 6.1 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid temperate

Photo

Names

Other common names Lady's Purse, Slipper Flower and Pocketbook Flower
Family Scrophulariaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 8 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -12°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • orange
  • yellow
Leaf color
  • green