Magic Flower, Sacred Flower of the Incas
Cantua buxifolia 'Golden Inca'

Family: Polemoniaceae (po-le-moh-nee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Cantua (KAN-tew-uh) (Info)
Species: buxifolia (buks-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Golden Inca

Category:

Shrubs

Height:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Spacing:

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

6-8 ft. (1.8-2.4 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Gold (Yellow-Orange)

Bloom Time:

Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:

Evergreen

Other details:

This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From woody stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Chula Vista, California

Richmond, California

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.