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Setcreasea pallida/Setcreasea

Setcreasea pallida / Setcreasea pallida
A cascading mass draping over the edge of a raised planter
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A cascading mass draping over the edge of a raised planter

Taking advantage of the long draping foliage in this hanging basket planting

Close-up image of the foliage and small creamy-white flowers

Popular ground cover planting in warm climates like seen here in Bermuda

Mass planting as a ground cover in warm climates

A special selection with green on the upper surface of the foliage and purple below

Ground cover planting

Growing in hot, full sunlight

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Scientific Name: Setcreasea pallida
Common Name: Setcreasea
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
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Comments: This is a popular ground cover plant that does well in places where temperatures do not drop much below freezing. In summer pink flowers with yellow stamens are an added feature. This is an excellent plant for growing in containers and raised planters where the stems can drape over the rims of containers and planters. Provide a fertile, well drained soil and fertilize during the growing season.