Chorizema

Chorizema is a genus of 20 species of evergreen shrubs and sub-shrubs.

C.cordatum reaches 10 feet with flower which are either red or yellow. C.diversifolium is much smaller at around 2 feet and has red flowers.

Grow them in pots with a compost which is formed of fibrous peat, loam and sand in a ratio of 3:3:2. Pot them in March or June. The temperature should be kept between 12-18oC from March to September and 7-10oC throughout the rest of the year.

Chorizema cordatum, below.

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