Acanthostachys (Acanthostachys pitcairnioides)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 34 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Long, slender leaves are green when grown in shady locations but turn yellow to red when grown in sun. Leaves have sharp black teeth along margins.
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Other: Bulbous white capsules.
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

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