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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 3 feet
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Leaves are typically gray, gray-green, or white
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Multi-Color: Red, chartreuse, purple
Suitable Locations: Xeriscapic
Propagation: Other methods: Offsets
Containers: Not suitable for containers
Miscellaneous: Epiphytic


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Posted by SongofJoy (Clarksville, TN - Zone 6b) on Sep 9, 2011 9:18 AM

Water T. xerographica less often than other air plants. Turn upside down to drain trapped water.

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