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Return to This Plant's Category:  Nematanthus

Nematanthus fritschii
Nematanthus fritschii



Code: 90461

Price: $9.95

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Family: Gesneriaceae

Showy dark green, 3 inch shiny leaves with a large red spot on the underside, which helps attract the hummingbird pollinators. The 2 inch long tubular flowers are dark reddish pink on 5 inch velvety pedicles. The effect of numerous flowers dangling from the long pedicels is very showy. A rather large Nematanthus growing up to 2½ feet wide and long. Easy to grow with good drainage and a semi-shade location. A parent of Nematanthus 'Spotlight'. This epiphyte is native to the Sao Paulo area of Brazil, where it is found growing high on trees or rocks. (F, B)



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