PlantsEpisciaEpiscia 'Chocolate Velour'

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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)
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Chocolate brown with rose shade in mid rib area.
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: Lilac-blue.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Year Round
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Preferred depth: Best suited for a shallow container.

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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Looking for Episcia Ember Lace and Chocolate Velour by KreativelyKewl Jan 2, 2017 1:15 PM 3
Anyone grow Chocolate Soldier?? by donnabking Aug 14, 2017 9:37 PM 15

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