PlantsStrobilanthes→Red Flame Ivy (Strobilanthes alternata)

Common names:
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Botanical names:
Strobilanthes alternata Accepted
Hemigraphis colorata Synonym
Hemigraphis alternata Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Plant Height: 12 inches - 14 inches
Plant Spread: 8 inches - 10 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots


Discussion Threads about this plant
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Gorgeous!! by VerduraErica Apr 22, 2020 2:17 PM 0
Need help identifying a houseplant by ComplianceGuru Aug 20, 2020 3:07 PM 6
Need help identifying a house plant by ComplianceGuru Aug 15, 2020 2:11 PM 5
Hemigraphis name confusion by purpleinopp Jan 20, 2018 12:09 PM 3
Show off your houseplants!! by radishgirl Feb 26, 2019 12:32 PM 237

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