Graptophyllum excelsum
SCARLET FUCHSIA, LEATHER LEAF
Acanthaceae

 
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Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2m

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Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer
 
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Graptophyllum excelsum
SCARLET FUCHSIA, LEATHER LEAF
Acanthaceae

 

  Plant type: evergreen shrub

Hardiness zones: 9-10

Sunlight: hot overhead sun to warm low sun

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: ordinary soil, enriched soil, acidic to alkaline

Tolerances: light frost
3m
Plant habit
 
2m

FEATURES

Flowers: crimson

Flowering Time: early spring to early summer


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & bush designs

Uses: formal hedge, border, windbreak

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average

Animals: nectar






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