PlantsCodonantheCodonanthe

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Vine
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
White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Taproot
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Drought tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic

Image

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.

(Full article8 comments)
Give a thumbs up

Photo gallery:

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Epiphytic plants/ houseplants....is yours one? Maybe..... by Gina1960 Jun 18, 2020 7:26 PM 4
Please Help with ID. by RoseA32 Feb 22, 2020 2:39 PM 2
Noid help by Magpie26 Jan 27, 2020 7:22 AM 5
need a parent page for Codonanthe.. by bonitin May 28, 2015 1:13 PM 3
Brazilian cute succulent looking little vine.. by bonitin May 30, 2015 6:08 AM 9
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

« Add a new plant to the database

« The Plants Database Front Page

Today's site banner is by sedumzz and is called "Drenched Floss Flower "

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.