PlantsAlsobia→Lace Flower (Alsobia dianthiflora)

Common names:
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Give a thumbs up Lace Flower Vine

Botanical names:
Alsobia dianthiflora Accepted
Episcia dianthiflora Synonym

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
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 13 +15.6 °C (60 °F) to +21.1 °C (70 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 4 to 6 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: White
Other: Petal edges are fringed, appearing as though they've been shredded.
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Any idea what this is? by RosaGallica Aug 19, 2020 8:21 AM 4
Hi any ideas on this lovely plant by MalSkitt Dec 28, 2019 8:30 PM 2
Our Houseplants March, 2019 by Gina1960 Mar 27, 2019 8:14 AM 32
What is this plant called by joso61 May 19, 2018 7:24 AM 3
Is this a creeping gloxinia? by Finster Sep 23, 2017 11:24 AM 5
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