General Plant Information (Edit)
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)
Plant Height: 6 to 8 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Silvery-green with dark veins, purple reverse.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Terrariums
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Patent/Plant Breeders' Rights: PP14,641
Parentage: Sport of: Ctenanthe burle-marxii

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Common names
  • Ctenanthe

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