March 18
Login Register Home
Gardening Blogs
Glossay of Terms Meaning of words and their reference
Plant Orders Orders of plant that can be browsed
Plant Families Plant families and you can also drill into the genus
Featured Links

Aphelandra squarrosa


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

Copyright © Yasna Inc. 2006. All Rights Reserved