Codonanthe gracilis, Codonanthe

Codonanthe gracilis

Family: Gesneriaceae
Origin: South America
Groundcover and low-growing 2ft plantSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeFull sunModerate waterRegular waterWhite, off-white flowers

Codonanthe gracilis can produce a cascading stems six feet or more in length! Note the attractive orange berries, which are properly left on the plant for show purposes.

Codonanthe has high light requirements. An epiphytic soil mix, small pots and constant light fertilizing are necessary for good growth. They flourish in high humidity of 50 percent or more, but many will adapt to lower humidity.

Codonanthe gracilis, Codonanthe

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