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Aphelandra squarrosa

Classification

Order: Pinales
   Family: Araucariaceae
            Genus: Aphelandra
                        Specie: Aphelandra squarrosa

Planting Season: Evergreen

Height at Maturity: 6 ft (1.8 m)

Cultivation: Loam-based compost

Features: Attractive flowers and foliage

Uses: Containers Indoor plant

Zones: 11-12

Description: Native to Brazil and other parts of tropical America, this species can grow to 6 ft (1.8 m) with a spread of 5 ft (1.5 m) in ideal conditions. The leaves, with heavy cream veining and a pronounced midrib, will then grow longer than 12 in (30 cm). Flower s

Growth Habit: Upright slender-stemmed habit

Comments: Cultivars available







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