This variable species occurs in China and has at least two color forms that look drastically different. There are green and pink types, pictured below. The growth habit is similar but the pink one seems to have more upright new growth, whereas the green one produces new growth that faces toward the ground. This species […]
This pretty Pearcea from Ecuador is a newer plant to cultivation. It is fairly compact, especially for a Pearcea, and it is a beautiful purple-brown with tiny pink hairs. It usually stays around eight inches but can get a little taller in certain growing conditions.
This incredible plant occurs throughout India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia, and Singapore. It is classified as critically endangered, but in the hobby, it is a well known, only somewhat rare plant. There are two different leaf forms depending on growing conditions. When climbing, leaves are heart-shaped and plastered to the growing surface. When […]
This plant came labeled as Begonia buddleiifolia, but I can’t find any documentation for that species.
I’m not sure why it is that I always am always attracted to plants that are bumpy or hairy, or even better yet bumpy and hairy! I do take comfort in knowing that I am far from alone on this as there are many fans of plants such as Anthurium reflexinervium or Elaphoglossum crinitum. So […]