Water regularly to keep soil surface evenly moist, but not soggy.
THIS PLANT MAY BE AVAILABLE IN THESE STORES:
Due to the seasonal nature of plants, availability at your local garden center is not guaranteed. Give them a call before visiting.
- 101 Market
8980 Quantrelle Ave. N.e. Otsego MN 55330
- 14th Street Garden Center
793 Jersey Ave. Jersey City NJ 07303
- 3rd Avenue Floral & Greenhouse
1110 3rd Ave. West Dickinson ND 58601
- 4 Ever Green Ldsp. & Dgn
21457 214th Circle Ave Milford IA 51351
|Botanical Pronunciation||med-in-NIL-uh my-ree-ANTH-a|
|Average Size at Maturity||Reaches 2 to 4 ft. tall, 2 to 3 ft. wide.|
|Bloom Time||Blooms intermittently throughout the year.|
|Design Ideas||In the tropics, Medinilla are often seen growing as hedges or border plants. In cooler climates, members of this genus make beautiful summer patio or indoor houseplant specimen, if given high humidity, or display in a greenhouse or conservatory collection.|
|Flower Attribute||Repeat Flowering, Showy Flowers|
|Foliage Color||Dark Green|
|Landscape Use||Border, Container, Hanging Basket|
|Light Needs||Filtered sun|
|Special Feature||Dramatic Foliage Color, Easy Care|
|Watering Needs||Water regularly to keep soil surface evenly moist, but not soggy.|
|Companion Plants||Canna (Canna); Passion Flower (Passiflora); Elephant Ears (Colocasia); Bromeliad (Neoregelia); Philodendron (Philodendron)|
Easily grown in an enriched, well-drained potting soil that is slightly acidic. Prefers high humidity. Keep container soils evenly moist but not soggy. Reduce watering frequency during winter months in less temperate regions. Overwinter in a warm sun room or greenhouse in cooler winter regions.
This Plant's Growing Zones: 10-11