Episcia (Episcia cupreata 'Chocolate Soldier')

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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)
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 6 to 8 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Kalama, Wa.
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2017-10-09
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episcia by debbiej124 Feb 19, 2019 7:08 AM 8
Anyone grow Chocolate Soldier?? by donnabking Aug 14, 2017 9:37 PM 15

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