It is a bush native to Chile that grows near watercourses and is cultivated as an ornamental plant. It is native to Chiloé Island and Chilean Patagonia. And its use as an ornamental plant is due to the color and shape of its flowers.
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Maximum height size 4 meters.
Rapid growth rate.
Red and violet.
To some shade, on steep southern slopes.
Average temperature, no lower than 7°c.
Associated with watercourses (rivers or lakes), abundant watering during flowering, minimum in winter.
Soil rich in nutrients with good drainage.
Ornamental and medicinal.
It grows from the regions of Valparaíso to Magallanes.