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Rhoeo discolor Touches Of Pink

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Rhoeo discolor Touches Of Pink Moses in a Cradle, Boat Lily,
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
TBA Clumping, Upright Narrow

Short stemmed, clumping perennial with light-green, pink and white foliage and a bright purple under leaf. Used for foliage colour, mass plant for a dense eye catching groundcover. Fantastic also in pots, can be kept inside in a well lit area. Popular in tropical garden schemes.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
15-30cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Foliage Feature / Colour, Groundcover, Indoor Plant, Low Water Garden, Mass Planting, Rockery, Tropical Garden, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Commelinaceae NorthAmerica

Foliage Colour: Green, Pink, Purple, White
Flower Colour: Insignificant
Flower Fragrant: No
Flowering Season: N/A
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: High
Frost: Tender
Wind: High