In the wild this species can make a small tree of 12 ft (3.5 m) or
more with swollen trunk and thick, crooked limbs, but in cultivation
it seldom exceeds about 5 ft (1.5 m), The very decorative,
trumpet-shaped blooms are 1 1/2_2 in (38_50 mm) long and vary
considerably in coloring.
Cultivation: They prefer a position in full sun or part-shade .
Kept dwarfed and rootbound in a pot, they will often flower more
As they are very prone to rotting, they require a gritty,
Propagate from seed or cuttings.