Calceolaria integrifolia 'Kentish Hero'

Striking for its vermillion-orange, snapdragon-like flowers all through the summer months. More
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Striking for its vermillion-orange, snapdragon-like flowers all through the summer months.

Keep snipping off dead blooms to encourage more growth from below.

Genus Calceolaria
Group/Species integrifolia
Variety Kentish Hero
Type Tender Perennial
Common Name Slipper Flower
Border Position Container, Middle
Soil Type Chalky, Fertile, Neutral
Scent Unscented
Site Full Sun, Part Shade
Moisture Moist but Well-drained
Height 60cm (24in)
Spacing 45cm (18in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Plant in a container or border that has good drainage, to avoid winter wet. Prefers full sun or part shade.
Care Tips Reliably hardy if kept away from winter wet, we keep them in cold tunnels in winter. Keep taking off the dead flowers and they flower from lower branches for a long period. Cut back in winter.
Flowering May - August
Harvesting Flower production: 4-5 months
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest
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Calceolaria integrifolia 'Kentish Hero' reviews

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Reviewed 21st August 2019 by Brenda

Condition and service excellent..a delightful plant.

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Reviewed 1st August 2019 by Penny

Excellent service, beautifully packaged, really good condition, pants are continuing to provide a wonderful splash of dark colour

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Patricia

Really nice plants settling well into a new herbaceous bed I have been creating this year

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Reviewed 31st July 2019 by Tina

New plant tome. I put them in starter pots with John Innes and they came on well. They are now in large pots on our sun terrace looking rich and velvety next to Achillea Walter Funky. We will see if they can get through the winter for next year with protection.