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Cantua buxifolia 4" pot

Sacred Flower of the Incas. Chilean Bellflower. Extremely showy shrub with 3" trumpet-shaped, bright pink flowers. Attracts hummingbirds. Full sun, but it benefits from part shade in warmer areas and it doesn't do well in very hot climates.  National Flower of Peru and Bolivia.

 (Polemoniaceae)  Common names include Flor del Inca, Magic Flower, Cantuta, Quantuta.


Light: Full sun/part shade

Water: Moderate.  Do not let dry out during hot weather

Soil: Well drained with lots of organic matter

Fertilizer: All-purpose, slow release

Hardiness: USDA Zone 9, but won't tolerate excessively hot climates


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