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Pellionia pulchra

Rainbow vine

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourGreen-cream
  • Leaf ColourDark and light green

Description

Pellionia pulchra (Rainbow vine). A low spreading succulent, herb or shrub from Vietnam. Bears dark and light green, elliptical oval, veined leaves.

Characteristics

Evergreen, Shrub, Herbaceous or Succulent

Other common names

Satin pellionia

Origin

Vietnam

Interest and use

Indoor, hanging plants.

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • Soil pH5.0 to 6.0
  • WaterMoist

Cultivation

They can be grown as house plants, and do well in hanging pots, you will need an evenly moist soil with a shaded but bright position. You can propagate from tip cuttings.

Propagation

You can propagate from tip cuttings, rooting stems or stem cuttings in spring or summer.

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