This Pilea is somewhat unique in it’s growth habit. Many Pileas grow in a rosette, and some trailing pileas move across the ground in a similar fashion to creeping Peperomias. This is somewhat of a hybrid, in that it grows a full little rosette, and then sends out a horizontal stem a few inches away, and grows another full looking rosette. It makes beautiful little colonies this way and doesn’t end up looking ‘shrubby’ like many Pileas. Here it is […]
This unique looking Begonia has an almost alien-like iridescence. Leaves are purple-green with bright green spotting and red undersides. It is a trailing species and will grow quickly if given space and high humidity. It is found in Laos and Thailand.
Here is a Peperomia species that elevates modesty into something special. It is a muted colored species with silvery veins that compliment each other perfectly. I do not know much about this species other than it is from Peru. It is a bit tender, and will die back for me quite easily. In my case I believe it is a problem with temperature, maybe a cooler situation will be more suitable to this species. It’s trailing habit coupled with it’s gentle colors are very distinctive. Concerning […]