Cup Of Gold plant, Solandra maxima, is sometimes known as Trumpet Cup and Golden Chalice. This visually striking plant has large cup shaped flowers with the aroma of coconut – prized in floral art. The colouring of the leaves is a variegation of purple, cream, pink and green. Cup Of Gold plant is a native of Mexico. Prefers well composted, moist, well drained soils in a protected, sunny position. Drought and frost tender. An evergreen shrub, growing to a height of 2.5m x 2m.