Callisia spp.

roseling, spiderwort

Commelinaceae

Synonyms:  Callisia rosea, Callisia ornata, Callisia cordifolia


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Plant Specifics

Form: flower
Life Span: short-lived perennial
Size: Height: 0.5 - 1 ft    Width: 0.5 ft
Flower Color: flower color   flower color      pink,purple
Phenology: winter dormant
Noted for: Showy flowers

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Small specimen flower or, en-masse, as a limited area groundcover. Flowers are produced in the morning and close by early afternoon.
Propagation: Division of clumps. Seed.
Availability: Seed, Friends
Light: light requirement   light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Not salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand
Soil pH Range: Acidic

Ecology

Native Habitats: Dry sites.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8B,9A,9B,10A