Columnea, Goldfish Plant, Goldfish Vine

Columnea x banksii

Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Columnea (kol-LUM-nee-uh) (Info)
Species: x banksii

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Epiphytes

Water Requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Foliage:

Evergreen

Succulent

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

12-18 in. (30-45 cm)

Spacing:

24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

36-48 in. (90-120 cm)

4-6 ft. (1.2-1.8 m)

Hardiness:

USDA Zone 10b: to 1.7 C (35 F)

USDA Zone 11: above 4.5 C (40 F)

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Danger:

N/A

Bloom Color:

Red

Red-Orange

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Size:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:

Blooms all year

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

4.6 to 5.0 (highly acidic)

5.1 to 5.5 (strongly acidic)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

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

,

Albany, Georgia

Gardeners' Notes:

1
positive
1
neutral
0
negatives
RatingContent
Neutral

On Jul 11, 2019, Alyssajrs from Sherwood Park,
Canada wrote:

Columnea are not Goldfish plants are nematanthus.

Positive

On Jul 7, 2014, paulwingert from Evesham,
United Kingdom wrote:

Very easy to propagate, simply place a cut stem into water and roots will appear.

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