Sanchezia oblonga

Botanical names:
Sanchezia oblonga Accepted
Sanchezia nobilis Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Shrub
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)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9b -3.9 °C (25 °F) to -1.1 °C (30 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 3 to 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: 10 to 12 inch green leaves marked with yellow veins
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Yellow
Other: Red bracts with yellow flowers
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Year Round
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Tip
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Another Florida ID by vic Dec 3, 2018 3:45 PM 7
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