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Hemigraphis repanda

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Features

  • BloomsMarch to June
  • Height0.1m to 0.25m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.5m
  • Growth HabitLow spreading
  • Flower ColourWhite

Description

Hemigraphis repanda. This species is a evergreen perennial with a creeping habit, The leaves are narrowly lance-shaped and toothed; they are red flushed with grey-green. The white flowers are borne in dense spikes from the spring to the summer.

Characteristics

Perennial, Evergreen, Shrub

Origin

Malaysia

Interest and use

Grown usually as foliage plants.

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  • Hemigraphis repanda | Copyright Greenplantswap 2019

Needs

  • LightPart shade
  • HardinessFrost tender (min 5°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Cut back straggly stems.

Propagation

Stem cuttings in spring or summer.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Whitefly may be a problem.

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