Streptocarpus Ladyslippers™ Grape Ice in the Cape Primroses Database

Trade name information:
Series: Ladyslippers™
Trade Name: Grape Ice
Cultivar name: 'Grape Ice'
Common names:
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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)
Slightly alkaline (7.4 – 7.8)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10b +1.7 °C (35 °F) to +4.4 °C (40 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 6 - 12 inches
Plant Spread: 6 - 12 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Purple with white edges and splashes of white veining.
Bloom Size: 2"-3"
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Propagation: Seeds: Needs specific temperature: 70-75 degrees F
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots

Just love Streptocarpus!  Excellent house plant in my zone

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Location: Manitoba, CanadaDate: 2016-05-05
By DebbieC
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Location: central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 2018-05-04Streptocarpus Ladyslippers Grape Ice
By Njiris
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Location: Central NJ, Zone 7ADate: 2018-05-04Streptocarpus Ladyslippers Grape Ice
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