Chirita (Chirita sinensis 'Hisako')

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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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Broadleaf
Other: Variegated lacy pattern of silver and green
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Lavender
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Wilmington, Delaware USADate: 2018-12-30Young plant propagated from a leaf cutting
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Location: Philadelphia Flower ShowDate: Mar 2016Primulina dryas 'Hisako'
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