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Pellionia

Pellionia spp.

Pellionia repens by Oeropium (CC BY 3.0)

Full Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Pellionia Overview

This genus consists of about 50 species of occasionally succulent evergreen perennials and subshrubs. They are climbing or creeping plants with elliptical to rounded leaves. The leaves are strikingly coloured, being very dark on top with purple cream blooms they will appear in the summer.

How to propagate Pellionia

Cuttings

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