Brazilian Snapdragon
Otacanthus caeruleus

Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Otacanthus (oh-tuh-KAN-thus) (Info)
Species: caeruleus (see-ROO-lee-us) (Info)

Category:

Shrubs

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10a: to -1.1 C (30 F)

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

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Blue-Violet

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Evergreen

Herbaceous

Aromatic

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

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Boca Raton, Florida

Hilo, Hawaii

Pepeekeo, Hawaii

Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania

Richmond, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

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RatingContent
Positive

On Oct 20, 2014, Kilat from Townsville
Australia (Zone 11) wrote:

Super easy, mine doesn't mind getting very dry. Easy to propagate and lasts forever as a cut flower. A great low- to mid-height performer!