Update Fall 2023:
Please be aware that it may take UP TO FOUR weeks for your order to SHIP.
Our Farming season is drawing to a close and we hope to reduce our time-to-ship soon!
We continue to recieve a record number of orders each month and appreciate all of your business.

Pocketbook Plant, Yellow Seeds (Certified Organic)

Pocketbook plants produce intriguing flowers that resemble little pouches.

Availability: In stock

All orders are hand-packaged and may take UP TO FOUR weeks to SHIP.
Thank you for your patience during this time.


Also known as Splitleaf Slipperwort. Pocketbook plants produce intriguing flowers that resemble little pouches. This species is very rare to come by.

Michigan Seeds and Plants grown on our farm, Renegade Acres, in Howell, MI!

Certified Organic by Oregon Tilth.

Additional Info

Botanical Name Calceolaria tripartita Ruiz & Pav.
Life Cycle Annual
Min. Time to Germinate 14 Days
Max. Time to Germinate 21 Days
Depth to Sow Seeds Surface Sow; press seeds gently into the soil to make good contact, but do not cover with any additional soil; these seeds require light to germinate
When to Sow Indoors 4-6 weeks before last spring frost
Growing Height 6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
Plant Spacing 6-9 in. (15-22 cm)
Hardiness N/A
Sun Exposure Sun to Partial Shade
Danger All parts of plant are poisonous if ingested, Handling plant may cause skin irritation or allergic reaction, Parts of plant are poisonous if ingested, Pollen may cause allergic reaction, Seed is poisonous if ingested
Bloom Color Bright Yellow
Bloom Time Late Spring/Early Summer, Late Summer/Early Fall, Mid-Summer
Foliage Smooth-Textured
Other Details Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Soil pH Requirements 6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic), 6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
Propagation Methods By dividing the rootball, From seed; sow indoors before last frost, From semi-hardwood cuttings, From softwood cuttings
Seed Collecting Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds
Seeds Per Pack 15