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Nematanthus albus

(Syn.: Nematanthus 'Santa Teresa')
Nematanthus albus (Santa Teresa)

Code: 90275

Price: $10.95

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Family: Gesneriaceae

Unusually large white flowers with heavily spotted yellow throat, an adaption for pollination by tropical euglossine bees. Medium green foliage is soft, fuzzy, and with reddish veining on the underside. Vigorous grower. Blooms best when pot bound and is even fragrant. Brazilian native. (F, B)

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Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
(W) Winter

Key to USDA Hardiness Zones