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Holmskioldia sanguinea - Plant

Holmskioldia sanguinea - Plant

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Indulge in the vibrant beauty of Holmskioldia sanguinea, a botanical masterpiece offered by Vermi Organics. Commonly known as Chinese Hat Plant or Cup and Saucer Plant, this tropical shrub boasts unique tubular flowers that resemble an inverted Chinese hat. With its distinctive appearance and ornamental appeal, Holmskioldia sanguinea is a captivating addition to any garden. Explore the enchanting features of this plant as Vermi Organics provides you with the opportunity to cultivate this extraordinary species.


Holmskioldia sanguinea, belonging to the Lamiaceae family, is a deciduous shrub native to the Himalayan region and Southeast Asia. Revered for its showy and uniquely shaped flowers, this plant has earned the affectionate names Chinese Hat Plant and Cup and Saucer Plant. Vermi Organics is delighted to present Holmskioldia sanguinea, inviting you to introduce the exotic allure of this shrub to your outdoor oasis.


Beyond its ornamental value, Holmskioldia sanguinea offers various benefits. The tubular flowers attract pollinators, contributing to the biodiversity of your garden. The plant's resilience and adaptability make it suitable for a range of climates, providing an easy-to-care-for option for gardeners. Embrace the ecological advantages and low-maintenance nature that Holmskioldia sanguinea brings to your outdoor haven.

Type of Plant:

Holmskioldia sanguinea is primarily an outdoor plant, thriving in warm and tropical climates. It is well-suited for gardens, landscapes, and patio containers where its unique flowers can be showcased. While it predominantly flourishes outdoors, it can be grown in large containers on patios or balconies, provided it receives sufficient sunlight and well-drained soil.


Caring for Holmskioldia sanguinea involves providing it with the right conditions to showcase its ornamental beauty. Plant it in well-draining soil enriched with organic matter. Ensure the shrub receives full to partial sunlight, with at least 6 hours of direct sunlight for optimal growth. Regular watering is essential, particularly during dry periods, and occasional pruning helps maintain its shape and encourages more prolific flowering.

Common Names:

Holmskioldia sanguinea goes by various names across different regions. Commonly known as Chinese Hat Plant or Cup and Saucer Plant, its names reflect the distinctive shape of its flowers. Embrace the whimsy and uniqueness of its nomenclature as you invite this extraordinary shrub into your garden.


  • Scientific Name: Holmskioldia sanguinea
  • Height: Varied, typically 6-12 feet
  • Leaves: Dark green, lobed, and toothed
  • Flowers: Tubular, orange, red, or yellow, arranged in clusters
  • Blooming Season: Late spring to fall
  • Lifespan: Perennial

Special Features:

  1. Unique Flower Shape: The tubular flowers of Holmskioldia sanguinea are distinctly shaped, resembling an inverted Chinese hat or cup and saucer. This unique feature sets it apart in the world of ornamental shrubs.

  2. Color Varieties: The flowers come in a range of vibrant colors, including orange, red, and yellow, adding a splash of tropical warmth to your garden.

  3. Pollinator Attraction: The tubular flowers attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds, creating a dynamic and lively atmosphere in your outdoor space.


  1. Ornamental Gardening: Plant Holmskioldia sanguinea to enhance the ornamental appeal of your garden. The unique flower shape and vibrant colors make it a standout choice for landscapes and flower beds.

  2. Container Gardening: While primarily an outdoor plant, Holmskioldia sanguinea can be grown in large containers on patios or balconies. This allows urban gardeners to enjoy its exotic beauty in confined spaces.

  3. Pollinator Garden: Create a pollinator-friendly garden by incorporating Holmskioldia sanguinea. The tubular flowers attract butterflies and hummingbirds, contributing to the overall biodiversity of your garden.

  4. Cut Flower Arrangements: Harvest the unique flowers for cut flower arrangements. The distinctive shape and colors of Holmskioldia sanguinea make it a charming addition to floral displays.

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