Codonanthe’s are found throughout South America. They grow epiphytically in ants nests where the ants pollenate them. This pretty species has reddish stems and thick, succulent like foliage. A large plant can be everblooming. It grows wonderfully in a hanging basket, even with little light, or in a terrarium, and will grow pendently down a background. It is tolerant of a wide range conditions and is a very easy keeper.