Pellionia Species, Satin Pellionia

Pellionia pulchra

Family: Urticaceae
Genus: Pellionia (pell-ee-OH-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: pulchra (PUL-kruh) (Info)

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Sun to Partial Shade

Light Shade

Partial to Full Shade

Foliage:

Grown for foliage

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

18-24 in. (45-60 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Suitable for growing in containers

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Inconspicuous/none

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

N/A

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Non-patented

Propagation Methods:

By dividing the rootball

From herbaceous stem cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant is said to grow outdoors in the following regions:

Bartow, Florida

Boca Raton, Florida

Hollywood, Florida

Keystone Heights, Florida

West Palm Beach, Florida

Cincinnati, Ohio

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Eola, Oregon

San Antonio, Texas

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Gardeners' Notes:

2
positives
0
neutrals
0
negatives
RatingContent
Positive

On Apr 4, 2019, _renee_ from Wellington,
New Zealand (Zone 10a) wrote:

I have this plant growing in medium light in a bathroom. I suppose it benefits from the steam of the shower in the mornings, but I find this plant very forgiving. The soil dries right out before I remember to water again and the plant doesn't brown or shrivel. I bought it in a 3" pot and it has grown steadily. I have it hung on the outside of my shower wall and it is climbing up.

Positive

On Nov 27, 2004, henryr10 from Cincinnati, OH (Zone 6b) wrote:

Originally from Vietnam.
It is now being found as a mini-Houseplant in the big box stores. Sold as Polynesian Ivy, it's neither.

The temperature range is high, as you'd imagine from it's country of origin, 65-80 degrees F.

High light and High humidity are a must.
Billed as a hanging plant mine is upright and I've found it does well only in Terrarium type conditions.

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