Medinilla scortechinii, Orange medinilla, Orange Spike

Medinilla scortechinii

Orange medinilla, Orange Spike
Family: Melastomataceae
Origin: Phillipines
Groundcover and low-growing 2ft plantSmall plant 2-5 ftSemi-shadeShadeRegular waterEpiphyte plantYellow, orange flowersRed, crimson, vinous flowersPlant attracts butterflies, hummingbirds

This versatile little shrub has a low spreading growth, reaching a height of 1' to 2'. It can be grown as either a semi-terrestrial or a epiphytic shrub. It features dark green, leathery leaves and when it flowers it displays bright orange stalks and panicles which are reminiscent of tropical coral branches. Can be grown as a small shrub or a potted plant. It prefers moist, semi-shaded conditions (bright filtered light or light shade). Soil should be well-drained and kept slightly moist. Avoid overwatering. Grows well in indoor installations and containers. Good Houseplant or Interior Decor.

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Medinilla scortechinii - Orange Spike

Orange medinilla, Orange Spike. Medinilla scortechinii has bright orange flowers and can be grown as a small shrub or a potted plant. Very tropical-looking exotic plant.
Leaves of this plant are very fragile and may be slightly damaged during transportation which does not hurt new growth. Trim as needed and more new leaves will grow.
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Recommended Fertilizer: SUNSHINE Orchidasm - Rapid Growth Booster
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Grown in
6"/1 gal pot
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