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|Positive ||david3payne ||On May 2, 2011, david3payne from Lubbock, TX wrote:
Purchased at a nursery in The Heights, Houston, TX, then brought to Lubbock, where it prospered by the front door in the shade of a pecan tree. To passive-solar greenhouse, then indoors under gro-lite, Dec-Feb., where it went dormant, dropping leaves. Minimal watering until leaf-sprouting in February.
Spring 2011 begins the 3rd year enjoying it. Goldfinger blooms already in March, back on porch.
|Positive ||Pelagodoxa ||On Sep 26, 2009, Pelagodoxa from New Orleans, LA (Zone 9a) wrote:
We've had Juanulloa in dappled shade on our courtyard (Royal Sonesta Hotel, in New Orleans's French Quarter) through 3 winters--protected from freezes, but down to 35 degrees. It's never lost a leaf, never stopped blooming, and seems pest-free. Love it! ---Rod Gates, staff horticulturist
|Positive ||nancyanne ||On Sep 16, 2009, nancyanne from Lafayette, LA (Zone 9a) wrote:
Surviving and thriving, so far, in my zone 9a for about 3 years. Planted out in the yard, dappled sun. The flowers appear suddenly on the ends of each branch, and are a very startling bright orange.
|Positive ||wilting_in_sac ||On Sep 29, 2006, wilting_in_sac from Sacramento, CA wrote:
Amazingly unique flower ruptures out of the more leathery finger pod. Grows slowly better in part shade protected from hot afternoon sun. Expect to take it in for the winter and appears to propogate easily from cuttings.
|Positive ||seedpicker_TX ||On Jul 14, 2005, seedpicker_TX from (Taylor) Plano, TX (Zone 8a) wrote:
This is a beautiful vining plant, that can also be grown as a bush. The tubular flower is a pretty coral color, while the calyx is bright orange.
It is a tropical, so needs protection in my zone 8 garden. I keep it potted, and over winter it in a greenhouse.
It is very easy to please and flowers in the hottest part of our Texas summer. It likes full sun, but appreciates a few hours shade at the end of the day.
It was once considered rare, but is becoming more widely known, (and grown).
This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:
El Sobrante, California
Boca Del Mar, Florida
Palm Bay, Florida
Pembroke Pines, Florida
Timber Pines, Florida
Greenwell Springs, Louisiana
New Orleans, Louisiana