This Selaginella was collected by Adam Black in the north central mountains of Taiwan. The elevation where it was found was approximately 1200M. This beautifully shaped Selaginella has hints of blue and red in it, especially at the tips. It maintains a standard ‘fern’ shape and is one of the more compact Selaginellas.
According to Dave’s Garden, this Begonia is hardy down to 10F! I’d be a little afraid to test that out, but anything close to that is pretty impressive for a species that also does excellent in warm terrariums. It is a rhizomatous species that can grow to 18″ tall, but has a tendency towards rambling in a terrarium, with a more horizontal spread. The leaves only grow to about 3″ and are spiraled with undulating edges. The leaves are velvety […]
To my knowledge there were only twelve plants of this that came into the United States from Panama. It is reminiscent of the Dicranopygium from Kuna Yala. This species came in as a group of seedlings and it seems as if only one was ever sold, and a handful of others were distributed among friends. I received two of these plants, and have now had them about three years. They were more or less the same size at first. Per […]