General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full 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 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: Clump forming, 8 to 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are flat but fold up in the evening.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Will Naturalize
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots


How To Turn an Aquarium into a TerrariumHow To Turn an Aquarium into a Terrarium
By threegardeners on January 20, 2012

There seems to be a lot of mystery involving terrariums. Mention one and people run away in fear. I don't know why, it's really quite simple. Let me show you.

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Date: 2019-10-08
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Location: Rainforest, Paraty, BrazilDate: 2014-01-04
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