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Peperomia maypurensis /Peperomia

Peperomia maypurensis  / Peperomia maypurensis
Thick foliage with red underside of the leaves
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Thick foliage with red underside of the leaves

Floral spikes and foliage

Mature plants with floral spikes

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Scientific Name: Peperomia maypurensis
Common Name: Peperomia
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11, 12 Determine Your Zone
Height: Under 1 foot
Spread: to 1 foot
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade
Drainage: Well drained, Moist,
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Tropical, Exotic, and Indoor Plants
Comments: This cultivar has thick, succulent, oblong-lanceolate leaves, dark green above and red below. With a yellow candelabra and many slender branches, the inflorescence is spectacular. A tropical, it may be in flower at any season of the year. The exact cold hardiness zone(s) is not known at this time.