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Sunday, September 30, 2012

Breynia disticha 'Variegated'

Scientific name: Breynia disticha ' Variegated'
Synonym: Breynia nirvosa

Common name: Hawaiian Snowbush, Snow Bush, Snow-on-the-mountain,
Sweetpea Bush, Rosy Snow Bush, Confetti Bush, Calico Plant

Chinese name: 二列黑面神 (er lie hei mian shen)

Family: Phyllanthaceae
Origin: South Pacific Islands 
Category: Evergreen shrub
Photo taken at: Rooftop Secret Garden of 1 Utama

How to grow
Light : Partial sun to partial shade
Temperature: USDA 10-11
Soil : Well-draining soil
Water : Regular, never allow soil to dry out or become waterlogged
Prune : Trim to promote colour and fullness
Propagate : Softwood, semi-hardwood and hardwood cuttings

Features :
It can grow to a height of 1.8m (6ft) tall. The small, greenish flowers are monoecious, i,e with both male and female flowers on the same plant. It will make a good container houseplant, also as bonsai.

1 comment:

  1. Lubię liście z dodatkiem białego koloru. Ciekawa roślina. Pozdrawiam.
    I like leaves with white color. An interesting plant. Yours.


Yay! You like flowers too.

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