TROPICAL PLANT ENCYCLOPEDIA


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Number of plants found: 3    

Cyanotis beddomei, Cyanotis kewensis, Teddy Bear Vine

Cyanotis beddomei, Cyanotis kewensis

Teddy Bear Vine
Family: Commelinaceae
Origin: Southern India
Small shrub 2-5 ftFull sunShadeSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowers

Cyanotis beddomei is a mounding trailing succulent-like plant with soft brown, downy hair on the stems.



Cyanotis beddomei, Cyanotis kewensis, Teddy Bear Vine
Cyanotis beddomei, Cyanotis kewensis, Teddy Bear Vine


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Cyanotis somaliensis, Tradescantia somaliensis, Furry Kittens, Pussy Ears

Cyanotis somaliensis, Tradescantia somaliensis

Furry Kittens, Pussy Ears
Family: Commelinaceae
Origin: Eastern Africa, Rwanda, Somalia
USDA Zone: 10-11?
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftSemi-shadeModerate waterBlue/lavender/purple flowers

Evergreen perennials, related to Tradescantia, but more succulent and with greater tolerance to dry conditions. The trailing stems are almost hidden by hairy, densely ranked, lance-shaped leaves. Brightly lit spot away from direct sunlight. Keep compost moist at all time. Misting is necessary. Water liberally from spring to autumn. Water sparingly in the winter. Propagation: Cuttings.





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Cyanotis speciosa, Doll's Powderpuff, Wandering Jew

Cyanotis speciosa

Doll's Powderpuff, Wandering Jew
Family: Commelinaceae
Origin: South Africa
USDA Plant Hardiness MapGroundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall shrub 2-5 ftFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterPink flowersBlue/lavender/purple flowers

Cyanotis speciosa has slender stems up to 50 cm long, procumbent to sub-erect, growing annually from a swollen, often u-shaped rhizome with long slender roots. Leaves mostly basal with long hairs beneath; sheaths purplish. Flowers are borne in fleshy leaf-like bracts; tepals pink, mauve or blue; stamens embedded in dense blue hairs.




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