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  Asystasia gangetica (speckled creamy-green leaves)
  Family Name : Acanthaceae

  Common Names : Variegated Ganges Primrose

 
Variegated Ganges Primrose
  • Record Info
    • Featured in '1001 Garden Plants in Singapore' Book (2ed) :
      True
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants)
  • Biogeography
    • Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is an evergreen herbaceous plant.
      Foliage: Its leaves are opposite and ovate, dusted with white spots and blotches. This plant is grown for its attractive variegated leaves. 
      Flowers: Flowers are creamy-white, trumpet-shaped.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      Parks & Gardens
  • Fauna, Pollination & Dispersal
    • Associated Fauna :
      Butterfly Food Plant
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun, Semi-Shade
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, White
      Leaf Area Index (LAI) * for Green Plot Ratio :
      4.5 (Shrub & Groundcover - Dicot)
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Cream / Off-White

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