Emilia coccinea is a ANNUAL growing to m (2ft) by m (1ft in). It is hardy to zone (UK) 9 and is frost tender. It is in flower from July to October, and the. Emilia coccinea. em-EE-lee-ah kok-SIN-ee-ah Audio. A captivating little plant for the front of the border, tassel flower produces small, scarlet-orange pompons. Latin Name: Emilia coccinea. Category: SEEDS. Seeds Per Packet: Little tufted paintbrush blossoms dance on the tops of curvy stems, weaving in and.

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If you would like to support this site, please consider Donating. Jeffrey from West Africa. The Government Printer, Zomba, Nyasaland. In Tanzania leaves are chopped and cooked alone or with pulses such as peas and beans. Plants flower better when growing on nutritionally poor soils, producing much lusher growth on rich soils[].

The flowers cluster at the top of wiry stems that rise from a basal rosette of blue-green leaves.


When large cocicnea to handle, prick the seedlings out into individual pots and plant them out after the last expected frosts[1, ]. Readable yet also very detailed. Inflorescence a terminal head, 1—6 together in corymbs; involucral bracts 8— 13 — Fruit an achene 2—5 mm long, shortly hairy; pappus 3—5 mm long.

Copy and print the QR code to a plant label, poster, book, website, magazines, newspaper etc and even t-shirts. Added to salads or used as a potherb[]. Plants For A Future can not take any responsibility for any adverse effects from the use of plants. More From the Plant Guide. In view of the local medicinal uses and interesting properties of its close relatives, pharmacological research is desirable.

Care Grow in well-drained soil in full sun.

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Newsletter Get the coccinfa how-to and design inspiration articles plus special offers sent straight to your inbox. They are drought tolerant once established[]. Fresh leaf juice, methanolic and aqueous extracts of Emilia sonchifolia Occcinea. As an ornamental it can be multiplied by cuttings, but is more commonly grown from seed. QR Codes are barcodes that can be read by mobile phone smartphone cameras. QR Code What’s this? Some information cannot be used for commercial reasons or be modified but some can.


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Cocconea ranges of Emilia lisowskiana and Emilia coccinea overlap in DR Congo, Angola and Zambia but are separated ecologically, those of Emilia praetermissa and Emilia coccinea do not overlap although both occur in DR Congo. Erect annual herb up to cm tall; stem pubescent in lower part, glabrous in upper part, or rarely glabrous throughout.

Among gardeners the names Emilia flammea and Emilia javanica are wrongly applied to ornamental Emilia coccinea. Emilia coccinea Scarlet Magic Emilia coccinea Flowers bisexual, regular, 5-merous; corolla tubular, 5—9. Emilia coccinea is widely cultivated as an ornamental in tropical, subtropical and temperate regions.

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Toxic pyrrolyzidine alkaloids and flavonoids have been isolated from other Emilia species. Sign Up Log In Follow. Technical Handbook No