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Megaskepasma erythrochlamys 'Brazilian Red Cloak'
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Megaskepasma erythrochlamys ‘Brazilian Red Cloak’, ‘Brazilian Plume’, ‘Red Justicia’ - ‘Brazilian Cloak’ is a herbaceous shrub that is very showy and fast growing. Native to Venezuela where it grows in tropical woodlands, this evergreen plant bears dark red/scarlet terminal flowers from early autumn into winter. In full bloom, ‘Brazilian Cloak’ is breathtaking with its large flowers against huge leaves.

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Name Megaskepasma erythrochlamys 'Brazilian Red Cloak'
Common Names Brazilian Red Cloak
Grow Zone 9 - 11
Light Conditions Partial Sun/Shade
Water Requirements Consistently moist soil
PH Level 6.1 - 6.5
Minimum Height 12 feet
Maximum Height 15 feet
Growth Habit Moderate
Bloom Period Late Winter-Early Spring
Bloom Color Scarlet
Fragrant Yes
Fragrance Garlic
Best Grown In Outdoors, Large Containers
Scientific Name Megaskepasma erythrochlamys
Class Magnoliopsida
Family Acanthaceae
Genus Megaskepasma
Species erythrochlamys
Salt Tolerance High
Grow Zone 9 - 11
Grow Zones
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by Carol
on 9/26/2013
Ann R, I wish I knew where you are located

                                    
by Ann R
on 10/26/2012
Amazing shrub
We bought one of these at a garden show about 2 years ago.  The blooms in the picture don't do the shrub justice.  The blooms are about 12 inches long and 6 inches wide.  My little shrub has grown almost 3 feet in 2 years.  We lost part of the shrub to frost last winter.  It came back better than ever.  It has about 20 of the blooms on it now (October).  They get so heavy they tilt over.
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