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


Plant Events from our members
skylark On July 1, 2018 Cuttings took
very leggy, pruned and rooted cuttings
skylark On March 15, 2018 Bloomed
skylark On January 7, 2017 Obtained plant
rooted cuttings - 4" pot
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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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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