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Brazilian Red Cloak
Megaskepasma erythrochlamys 'Brazilian Red Cloak'
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This striking, tropical shrub is grown for its showy spikes of bright red statice like bracts and two lipped white flowers which appear in spring. The dense, stout stems carry large, dark green leaves. It prefers a warm frost free position in rich, well drained soil.

Size — 175mm
Colour — Red
Growth Width — 2.5m
Growth Height — 3m
Frost Sensitive
Flower Colour — Red, White, Yellow
Foliage Colour — Green
Flowering Period — Spring
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Planting Advice

Cultivate the soil before planting. Dig a hole that is twice as wide and deep as the container. Remove the plant from the container and place it in the hole, so that the soil level of the plant is the same as the surrounding soil. Fill the hole with soil, tamp down firmly, and water well, even if the soil is moist.

Watering needs

Water this plant well in dry weather.

Pruning Advice

Prune back this plant after flowering finishes. You can strike your own cuttings from this plant during this time.

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