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PlantFiles: Spanish Shawl, Trailing Princess Flower
Centradenia floribunda

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Family: Melastomataceae
Genus: Centradenia (sen-tra-DEE-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: floribunda (flor-ih-BUN-duh) (Info)

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Category:
Shrubs
Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Height:
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Hardiness:
USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)
USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Pale Pink
Pink
White/Near White

Bloom Time:
Late Fall/Early Winter
Mid Winter

Foliage:
Evergreen
Bronze-Green

Other details:
This plant is suitable for growing indoors
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater
Flowers are good for cutting

Soil pH requirements:
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)
6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)
7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

Patent Information:
Non-patented

Propagation Methods:
From softwood cuttings

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us

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Profile:

1 positive
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

RatingAuthorContent
Positive ZZsBabiez On Jun 12, 2008, ZZsBabiez from Lodi, CA (Zone 9b) wrote:

I love this plant for filler in a combo pot. Great color. I propagate it by cuttings. Real nice grower.. survived winter here under the carport.

Neutral scooterbug On Oct 4, 2003, scooterbug from Tellico Plains, TN (Zone 7b) wrote:

Sub-shrubby trailing plant
1-3 in.pointy leaves that are bronzy-red underneath on red stems with lilac rose flower clusters.
Add Leaf mold or peat and sharp sand to soil.
Propagate by side shoots.
Will not tolerate temps under 40 F

Regional...

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

Alameda, California
Albany, California
Glen Avon, California
Lodi, California
Long Beach, California
Martinez, California
Richmond, California
Delray Beach, Florida
Pompano Beach, Florida
Safety Harbor, Florida
Monroeville, Pennsylvania



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