TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Centradenia sp., Spanish Shawl

Centradenia sp.

Spanish Shawl
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Guatemala
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterModerate waterPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowersAttracts butterflies, hummingbirdsUnknown name

Centradenias are grown in greenhouses for their showy, colored leaves and flowers. They thrive in soil composed of rich leafmold and sharp sand. Propagate by cuttings.





Link to this plant:
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