Medinilla miniata, Crimson Medinilla

Medinilla miniata

Crimson Medinilla
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Phillipines
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeRegular waterEpiphyte plantRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

Erect shrub, semi-epiphytic in rainforest habitat. They can be cultivated as greenhouse and house plants, but they will not tolerate winter minimums below 64F. Plant in rich, moist, well-drained, humus-rich soil in part-shade. Water and feed well in the growing season. Propagate from seed or cuttings.

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