Waffle Plant
Hemigraphis
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept very moist, while during winter it should be kept moist.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Bog plant fertilizer (e.g. N5-P4-K6).
Mist requirements Mist daily at room temperatures above 22 °C, otherwise mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm constant temperatures through the whole year (average around 22 °C).
pH range 5.0 - 6.5
Acidity preference loves acidic conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

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Names

Other common names Cemetery Plant, Metal Leaf, Red Ivy, Red Flame Ivy, Metallic Plant
Family Acanthaceae

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 11 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of 4°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • blue
  • white
Blooming months
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    1Jan
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    3Mar
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    4Apr
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    5May
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    6Jun
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    8Aug
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    9Sep
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    10Oct
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    11Nov
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    12Dec
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Leaf color
  • purple
  • green