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Berberidopsis corallina

Classification

Order: Lecythidales
   Family: Lecythidaceae
            Genus: Berberidopsis
                        Specie: Berberidopsis corallina

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 15 ft (4.5 m)

Cultivation: Moist well-drained soil in sheltered part-shade

Features: Dark red flowers summer?autumn

Uses: Shaded sites Woodland gardens

Zones: 8-9

Description: Native to Chile, this evergreen climber has heart-shaped to oval, dark green leaves, which sometimes end in tiny spines. The rounded, dark red flowers, 1/2?in (12?mm) in diameter, hang on 2 in (12?mm) in diameter, hang on 2 in (5 cm) long scarlet stalks.

Growth Habit: Twining scrambling habit

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