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Stephania erecta, Stephania

Stephania erecta

Stephania
Family: Menispermaceae
Origin: Thailand
CaudexSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterYellow/orange flowers

Very unusual caudex plant, with a stem swollen like a round ball. Sprouts in spring in a nice fine vine with round leaves and yellowish flowers. Prefers moderate water and filtered light. Can be grown as a unique bonsai plant on your desktop or window sill. Foliage dies back in winter, when the watering should be reduced or stopped.


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