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Callisia elegans [Setcreasea striata] Inch Plant

Callisia elegans [Setcreasea striata]
Callisia elegans [Setcreasea striata] Callisia elegans [Setcreasea striata] Callisia elegans [Setcreasea striata] Callisia elegans [Setcreasea striata]
Stock Number: 50502
Availability: In Stock
Family: Commelinaceae
Cultural Code: HP TGH what's this?

"Pinstriped Inch Plant" native to central Mexico. Beautiful dark slate green leaves with trim silvery-tan parallel stripes clasping mat-forming fat stems. Somewhat longer & darker leaves than Ballyii, but also needing the succulent culture of Ballyii & Cyanotis. Flourishes with full light and perfect drainage. Coddling can kill.  (Now also listed as Callisia gentlei)

Taxonomy
Family Commelinaceae
Plant Details
Cultural Code HP TGH

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Cultural Codes

Some of you grow only indoors, some only in terrariums; many of you have hobby greenhouses; while a growing number of customers live in subtropical or tropical areas of the world. These brief codes are an attempt to suggest whether or not a particular plant will do well in your particular conditions.

If an entry has the cluster HP CGH, this means normal house plant culture will be successful if the plant is given a cool CGH moist location; however if the entry has the cluster CGH HP, you would interpret this to suggest that while Cool Greenhouse conditions are needed for total success with this plant, House Plant conditions will be adequate, while not ideal. If the cluster is HH CGH you would interpret this to mean that while in Zone 8 or below this will be winter hardy outdoor, further north it will need considerable mulch, a cold frame, or a Cool Greenhouse to thrive. And so on.

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