(Award of Garden Merit)
Originating from Brazil
An evergreen or semi-evergreen shrub for a warm, sunny wall or conservatory. Rapid growing, it has dainty, pointed leaves on slender, arching shoots. Megapotamicum produces small Chinese lantern-shaped blooms with red calyxes from which protrude the yellow flowers. Flowering commences in late spring and continues until the first frost.
Grow in moderately fertile, well-drained soil in full sun. Needs protection of a wall.