Callisia gentlei var. 'elegans'
Callisia gentlei var. 'elegans' is a South Mexican creeper with the very descriptive common name “Striped Inch Plant.” This exotic trailer has thick, rigid, lance shaped leaves. The leaves are dark green and covered with silver stripes that run along its length and small, white, 3 petaled flowers appear occasionally as it grows. It makes a nice hanging basket or will trail along the soil surface. Callisia elegans will also add elegant contrast in a terrarium.
Care of Callisia elegans:
Shade to partial shade, temp. 45 to 95 degrees, it will spread and root along the soil surface or hang 3ft. from a basket, allow getting slightly dry between watering.
This plant is shipped in a 3.5 - 4 inch pot.
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