General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 inches to 6 inches
Plant Spread: trailing and spreading from 12 inches to 24 inches or more
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


All About GesneriadsAll About Gesneriads
By threegardeners on August 3, 2011

The plants of this group are among the best houseplants for a constant stream of blooms and ease of growth. Do you grow Gesneriads? If so, please share your photos and experiences in the comments section after the article.

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Epiphytic plants/ yours one? Maybe..... by Gina1960 Jun 18, 2020 7:26 PM 4
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Blooms of some of my Thangsgiving Cactus this month by Cahac Mar 5, 2013 1:49 PM 174
Great houseplant story... by GardenGuyAZ Sep 13, 2011 7:24 PM 8

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