Plantidote of the day 2011-06-05
This South African is a perennial zones 7b-10. It needs very moist soil and semi-shade. This lovely is another "rescue" plant. The poor plant was probably intended to be sold as an Easter purchase at a local home improvement store, but the weather was so cold here ( I'm sure these poor plants were "imported" from sunny California) I got the 2 gallon pot for $2.25. I transplanted it into a 5 gallon pot, fertilized and kept it in the greenhouse for a while. Now I needed the greenhouse space for my tomatoes, so hopefully the weather is now warm enough outside.
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