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Ruspolia hypocrateriformis
Ruspolia hypocrateriformis



Code: 80193

Price: $9.95


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Family: Acanthaceae

Rare small shrub from tropical and southern Africa with 1 inch tubular red flowers in spikes. Blooms over many months in summer. Will grow to 3 feet high and wide in bright shade with rich, moist soil. A nice flowering shrub for the conservatory or greenhouse. Ruspolia hypocrateriformis has smooth leaves with angled stems, compared to the slightly hairy leaves and round stems of Ruspolia seticalyx. Ruspolia hypocrateriformis is also a more robust plant. Otherwise, they are very similar and easily misidentified. USDA zones 9b - 12.

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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
basket
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
conditions
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
plant
(W) Winter
flowering


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