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Callisia fragrans 'Melnikoff'

Basket Plant, False Bromeliad, Octopus Plant
Callisia fragrans Melnikoff



Code: 90527

Price: $8.95


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Family: Commelinaceae

NEW! - This is a low growing perennial with 6 to 10 inch bright green waxy leaves with white to cream colored lengthwise stripes of varying widths. The tightly overlapping leaves form a rosette somewhat resembling a bromeliad. It has small fragrant white flowers borne in clusters on long upright stalks. Best in well-drained moist soil in part shade. It makes a good groundcover in mild climates as an accent with other tropical plantings or as a beautiful large hanging basket with its cascading trailing stems. Old fashioned houseplant. Native to Mexico. USDA zones 9 - 11.

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