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  Asystasia gangetica 'Ivory Ribbons'
  Family Name : Acanthaceae

  Chinese Name : 十万错

 
  • Record Info
  • Life Stage & Characteristics
    • Plant Division :
      Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
      Lifespan (in Singapore) :
      Perennial
  • Biogeography
    • Native Distribution :
      Of horticultural origin
      Preferred Climate Zone :
      Tropical, Sub-Tropical / Monsoonal
  • Description & Ethnobotany
    • Plant Morphology :
      Growth Form: It is a herbaceous plant which grows about 0.3 - 0.6 m tall with a sprawling growth habit.
      Foliage: Its leaves are variegated with creamy-white edges.
      Flowers: Its flowers are light-purple with yellow throat, and measure about 2.5 cm across.
      Associated Fauna :
      Its flower attracts butterflies such like the Blue Pansy butterfly.
      Ethnobotanical Uses :
      None
  • Landscaping Features
    • Desirable Plant Features :
      Ornamental Flowers, Ornamental Foliage
      Plant & Rootzone Preference/Tolerance :
      Well-Drained Soils
      Landscape Uses :
      General, Flowerbed / Border, Container Planting
      Thematic Landscaping :
      Wildflower Garden, Butterfly Garden
  • Fauna, Pollination & Dispersal
    • Associated Fauna :
      Caterpillar Food Plant
  • Plant Care & Propagation
    • Light Preference :
      Full Sun
      Water Preference :
      Moderate Water
      Propagation Method :
      Stem Cutting
  • Foliar
    • Mature Foliage Colour(s) :
      Green, White
      Foliar Type :
      Simple / Unifoliate
      Foliar Arrangement Along Stem :
      Opposite
      Foliar Venation :
      Pinnate / Net
      Foliar Margin :
      Entire
      Foliar Apex / Tip :
      Acute
  • Floral (Angiosperm)
    • Flower Colour(s) :
      Purple, White
      Flower Grouping :
      Cluster / Inflorescence
      Flower Symmetry :
      Bilateral
      Flowering Habit :
      Polycarpic

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