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Nematanthus 'Bijou', Gold Fish, Guppy Plant

Nematanthus 'Bijou'

Gold Fish, Guppy Plant
Family: Gesneriaceae
Small shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeEpiphyteRegular waterOrnamental foliageRed/crimson/vinous flowers

Nematanthus 'Bijou' is a cross between N. wettsteinii x N. fritschii. The variety Bijou has extremely ornamental leaves with bright mauve underneath. Nice large pendent flowers much like N. crassifolius and N. corticola. Plants are easy to care for, drought resistant, and, with proper care, can bloom all year.


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Nematanthus wettsteinii x fritschii Bijou - Gold Fish

Nematanthus Bijou is a cross between N. wettsteinii x N. fritschii. The variety Bijou has extremely ornamental leaves with bright mauve underneath. Nice large pendent flowers much like N. crassifolius and N. corticola. Plants are easy to care for, drought resistant, and, with proper care, can bloom all year. The variety Bijou has extremely ornamental leaves with bright mauve underneath. Plants are easy to care for, drought-resistant, and, with proper care, can bloom all year. Tolerates filtered light, perfect houseplant!
Nematanthus (Goldfish Plant) is a genus of flowering plants of the family Gesneriaceae. All of its species are endemic to Brazil. The plant is generally an epiphyte in nature and a hanging-basket plant in cultivation.

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This item is certified for shipping to California.
Grown in
6"/ 1 gal pot
10 plants in stock
$37.95