Chamaeranthemum venosum, India Plant

Chamaeranthemum venosum

India Plant
Family: Acanthaceae
Origin: Brazil
Small plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterRegular waterOrnamental foliageBlue, lavender, purple flowersWhite, off-white flowers

Chamaeranthemum venosum is a small perennial plant native to Brazil, typically growing from two to five feet tall. Iit is popular for its ornamental foliage and the white, off-white, and pastel blue, lavender, and purple flowers it produces.

This plant is adaptable to a range of conditions and does best in semi-shade and with regular but not excessive watering. It is suitable for zones 9-11 of the USDA Plant Hardiness Zones. In colder climate it may need to be grown in a pot and brought inside during cold weather.

When growing Chamaeranthemum venosum, it is best to plant it in a sunny or semi-shaded area of your garden. If growing in a pot, you can use an all-purpose potting mix and add a slow-release fertilizer.

Overall, Chamaeranthemum venosum is a great choice for a low-maintenance, perennial plant with attractive foliage and a range of showy flowers. With minimal care it can provide a long-term addition to your garden.

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