|Never Never Plant|
|Sun Requirements:||Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
|Minimum cold hardiness:||Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
|Maximum recommended zone:||Zone 11
|Plant Height:||24-36 inches|
|Plant Spread:||24 inches|
|Leaves:||Unusual foliage color
Other: Pinkish to red bracts with tiny white flowers
|Bloom Size:||Under 1"
|Propagation: Other methods:||Division
|Containers:||Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots
|Miscellaneous:||Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PBR3,759 (1998)
|skylark||On August 15, 2015||Transplanted
put largest into 8"x8", the smaller too still in 6"pots - jungle mix on water-wicks. growing very well in western window (with dappled shade thru slats during jul 15 - sep 15 hot period).
|skylark||On May 1, 2015||Miscellaneous Event
new faster growth started: new shoots that will form new crowns (formed by rhizomes). note: rhizomes travel in one direction, on repot position the plant closer to one side of the pot to allow for rhizome growth.
the older crowns continue to grow too.
|skylark||On March 1, 2015||Miscellaneous Event
untented, most last year leaves are intact, did not yellow. slow growth continued thru the cooler winter months.
|skylark||On December 1, 2014||Miscellaneous Event
tented for winter, grown at cooler temps of 67F, still on water-wick.
|skylark||On May 1, 2014||Maintenance performed
cut off yellowed/dried last year leaves, new growth started.
|skylark||On August 15, 2013||Transplanted
bare-rooted and transplanted in custom jungle mix, on water wick: split into 3, 6" pots. note: best to divide by cutting and NOT bare-root! took a long time ro recover even on heating mat.
|skylark||On August 1, 2013||Obtained plant
6" pot, densely packed
|Thread Title||Last Reply||Replies|
|What is the difference between... by soozywoozy||Nov 16, 2018 1:03 PM||2|
|Hello, Newbie Here! by houseplant_therapy||Dec 7, 2018 5:44 AM||9|
|Can you help me identify this plant? by lindslavenderjade||May 16, 2018 12:20 PM||1|
|What kind of Calathea? by Jannyes||Mar 15, 2018 11:04 PM||2|
|Variegated Ginger by KimLD||Dec 1, 2017 5:12 PM||13|
|Calathea and the like by tikipod||Dec 21, 2018 10:46 AM||39|
|Yellow Stromanthea leaves by roxanaP||Feb 21, 2017 4:30 PM||1|
|Trying to choose between growing peperomias or birds nest sansevieria by DonfromPA||Oct 6, 2016 12:04 PM||16|
|Coleus new mildew disease by KarenKees||Mar 7, 2016 12:44 PM||11|
|Sick Red Aglaonema and an Ivy by SharonTexada||Jan 25, 2017 7:24 PM||17|