Roseling

Callisia elegans

Striped Inch Plant

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This species is an evergreen, succulent perennial that can be found in Guatemala and Honduras. It has a trailing growth habit and typically grows to around 15cm high. foliage is dark, olive green and oval in shape, with white striping on the upper surface and purple colouration on the underside. It produces attractive, small white flowers with 3 petals, these are produced in clusters at the tips of stems.
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Planning

Difficulty

Easy

Flowering time

Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter

Special features

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Special features

Origin

Guatemala & Honduras.

Environment

Light

Partial Shade, Partial Sun

Soil moisture

Dry

Soil type

Loam

Soil PH preference

Neutral

Frost hardiness

Tender

Personality

Family

Commelinaceae

Flower colour

White

Scent

None
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