General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Partial Shade to Full Shade
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 9a -6.7 °C (20 °F) to -3.9 °C (25 °F)
Plant Height: 4 inches
Plant Spread: 4 feet
Leaves: Evergreen
Other: Purple on reverse side.
Flowers: Inconspicuous
Flower Color: White
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Toxicity: Leaves are poisonous
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Stolons and runners
Containers: Suitable in 3 gallon or larger
Suitable for hanging baskets
Needs excellent drainage in pots

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Common names
  • Inch Plant
  • Bolivian Jew
  • Turtle Vine

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Location: north central Texas
Date: 2015-07-21
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-07-20
Morning guttation.
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2015-08-28
Location: Houston area
Date: Late Summer 2012

Date: 2019-09-05
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: 2013-04-29
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-07-04
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-6-10
Location: Georgia, US
Date: 2019-01-03
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2009-03-28
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2009-03-28
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-12-27
freeze-ruined foliage, limp stems & discolored leaves
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-12-27
freeze-ruined foliage, limp stems & discolored leaves
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-06-10
Location: Costa Rica | Old Photo
Date: 2022-12-17
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2015-08-29
Location: Matthaei Botanical Gardens, Ann Arbor, MI
Date: 2009-03-28
Location: Botanical Garden of Berlin
Date: 2022-06-08
Location: Opp, AL
Date: 2016-06-10

Date: 2013-09-27
Location: Dayton, TN
Date: 2017-05-19
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2009-02-12 
Growing in full sun.
Location: Lyman Plant House, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2006-12-05
Location: Mysore, India
Date: 2009
Grows without care, almost!  This is a macro shot of the leaves -
Location: Daytona Beach, Florida
Date: 2009-08-11 
Growing in bright shade with no direct sun
Location: Texas
Date: 2017-10-14
All the same plant, grown in different conditions.
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Plant Events from our members
carpathiangirl On September 1, 2018 Obtained plant
only a few cuttings filled the pot
Mielikki On May 19, 2022 Transplanted
Mielikki On September 8, 2021 Obtained plant
piksihk On January 8, 2022 Obtained plant
Had this for years- Beaumont
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Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Looks more like C. cordifolia by purpleinopp Jul 16, 2016 11:37 AM 1
Did you ever see this bloom? by purpleinopp Jul 13, 2016 5:11 AM 4
Looks like C. cordifolia by purpleinopp Oct 25, 2022 2:06 PM 1
Looks like C. cordifolia by purpleinopp Nov 3, 2022 9:56 AM 1

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