• Plant: Earth Star (Cryptanthus bivittatus)
  • Uploaded by plantladylin
  • Info: Entire plant / August 2011 / License: All rights reserved
  • Caption: Growing in old bird feeder that was stuffed with spanish moss but I didn't leave it that way for long since there was no soil and it was difficult to keep the roots moist.
Photo of Earth Star (Cryptanthus bivittatus) uploaded by plantladylin

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