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Hoffmannia ghiesbreghtii, Campylobotrys ghiesbreghtii, Taffeta Plant, Strawberry Splash

Hoffmannia ghiesbreghtii, Campylobotrys ghiesbreghtii

Taffeta Plant, Strawberry Splash
Family: Rubiaceae
Origin: Guatemala and Mexico
Large shrub 5-10 ftFull sunSemi-shadeRegular waterOrnamental foliage

There are about 100 species of Hoffmannia, mostly shrubs and herbs. The common name Taffeta Plant refers to the satiny, taffeta fabric-like quality of the leaves. H. ghiesbreghtii is a shrub growing up to 4ft. The leaves are dark velvety green above and purple-red beneath. The flowers are star-shaped, yellow with red spot, appearing in clusters along the stems. The flowers are not especially showy.


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