PlantsCallisia→Inch Plant (Callisia repens)

Common names:
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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
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Groundcover
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
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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Posted by ShadyGreenThumb (North of Houston TX - Zone 9a) on Aug 12, 2012 11:05 PM

Propagates very easily.

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carpathiangirl On September 1, 2018 Obtained plant
only a few cuttings filled the pot
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