Compact growing plant with attractive white variegated foliage and scarlet flowers. Typically grow to around 4-6 feet in height. Tolerant of low temperatures, but not surviving being frozen. Except in frost-free inner-city areas or coastal extremities requires glasshouse conditions. Plant can withstand temperatures down to 1°C (34°F). Full sun - protect from drying winds.
Not the sort of plants to be grown outside where there are likely to be frosts. These plants need to be grown in a conservatory or cool greenhouse or at least brought inside for the winter. Soil Fertile moist well-drained soil - humus-rich. Neutral to acid soil.