This rare Marcgravia isn’t seen often in cultivation and is rather slow-growing. It has a nice pink stem and light green leaves. It grows up a background nicely, but if placed in the foreground will develop a compact little mound unlike many Marcgravia. It has a very whimsical look to it.
This lovely little fern is one of the easiest and fastest terrarium suitable ferns. Its fronds only grow to about 1/2 inch, and it is tolerant of a wide range of conditions. It does best mounted but will also grow terrestrially in sphagnum moss. Given time, it will make a dense mat. It is from the Carribean.
This Marcgravia stays very small, and has exceptional color in every stage of growth. New leaves are a bright reddish orange, and more mature growth is a light olivey green with hints of orange. The stems are a nice red. It is from Limon, Ecuador.
This Philodendron resembles the ‘Condor’ Philodendron, although unfortunately this one didn’t come with locality information. It is a true miniature, only getting as large as you see in this photo (leaves around 3″). The petioles are a light pink, while the main stem is green. Leaves have a red tint to them and are much redder if grown in bright light. It is a slow grower, only putting out a few new leaves every 4-6 months. Albeit slow, it doesn’t […]