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Aeschynanthus 'Black Pagoda'

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Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Aeschynanthus (es-kee-NAN-thus) (Info)
Cultivar: Black Pagoda

18 members have or want this plant for trade.

Category:
Herbs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials
Epiphytes

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

Sun Exposure:
Full Shade

Danger:
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Bloom Color:
Orange

Bloom Time:
Late Summer/Early Fall

Foliage:
Evergreen
Shiny/Glossy-Textured

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

Soil pH requirements:
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Patent Information:
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Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
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Gardeners' Notes:

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Positive trackinsand On Jan 2, 2009, trackinsand from mid central, FL (Zone 9a) wrote:

purchased in spring '08. i re-potted it in summer '08. it has gotten absolutely huge. it hangs in the branches of a red cedar and gets filtered sun for about a half day. i will have to re-pot it again as soon as the weather warms up. when the temps are predicted to go below 45, i hang it in the garage. if a frost is predicted, followed by extended cool temps., i bring it inside and set in an east facing window (my only sunny window).

Neutral Uladech On Nov 23, 2005, Uladech from (Zone 5a) wrote:

It is a hybrid of A. longicaulis and A. speciosus. First parent is responsible for the great foliage, second for the yellowish-red (orangey) flowers. It is easy mistaken for the A. longicaulis which has light green flowers.

Regional...

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Antelope, California
Buford, Georgia



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