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Calceolaria 'Camden Hero'

Common Name: Slipperwort

Plant Family: Calceolariaceae

Calceolaria   'Camden Hero'
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Price:  £6.50

Availability:  

  

WE ARE GROWING THESE ON, THEY SHOULD BE AVAILABLE SOON

Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun
Flower Colour:  Orange
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Habit/Shape:  Running/spreading
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
Soil PH:  Acid to Neutral
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Frost tender (plus 1 to 5 deg. C.)
Bee and Butterfly:  Bee


A colourful variety with masses of brilliant orange pouch-shaped flowers over a long period from spring to autumn. Half-hardy, may be OK in sheltered gardens in well-drained soil, but if in doubt over winter somewhere frost free, and dry. Looks great bedded out under purple leaved cannas and bananas.


Mainland UK  £6 - £8.50 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6 - £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15 - £20

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Please allow up to 7 working days for your order to be despatched. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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