Red Flame (Strobilanthes reptans)

Botanical names:
Strobilanthes reptans Accepted
Hemigraphis reptans Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12-14 inches
Plant Spread: 10-12 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots

photo by Forest & Kim Starr

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