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PlantFiles: Gasteranthus
Gasteranthus crispus

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Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Gasteranthus
Species: crispus (KRISP-us) (Info)

Category:
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Partial to Full Shade
Full Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Red-Orange

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:
Smooth-Textured
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

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