Peperomia (Peperomia serpens)

Botanical names:
Peperomia serpens Accepted
Peperomia scandens Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 - 6 inches
Plant Spread: 12 - 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: Other: Spikes of small greenish-white flowers.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Peperomia Scandens 'Variegata'

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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
This is a synonym by plantladylin Jan 2, 2018 12:09 PM 11
House plant id help needed by Agoo Aug 18, 2017 2:44 PM 11
Help a peperomia serpens? by rplant Apr 15, 2017 11:38 AM 10

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