Ctenanthe (Ctenanthe setosa 'Greystar')

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Shrub
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)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 5 feet
Plant Spread: 2 to 3 feet
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Evergreen
Other: Upper surface is silvery-gray with green veins; purple reverse
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Underground structures: Rhizome
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Windbreak or Hedge
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Division
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Location: Coastal San Diego County Date: 2019-07-30
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