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Ctenanthe oppenheimiana 'Tricolor'' /Never-Never Plant

Ctenanthe oppenheimiana 'Tricolor''  / Ctenanthe oppenheimiana 'Tricolor''
Exotic foliage with striking color
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Exotic foliage with striking color

Variegation varies greatly from plant to plant

Large plant display in a wholesale nursery showing the unique foliage colors

Close-up of foliage

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Scientific Name: Ctenanthe oppenheimiana 'Tricolor''
Common Name: Never-Never Plant
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Summer
Flower color: Pink, Red
Light Exposure: Sun, Part Sun, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
Susceptible to insects
and diseases:
Landscape Categories: Variegated Plants
Comments: This is a sub-tropical perennial that is grown primarily for its striking variegated foliage that features deep green, red, purple and white coloration. It grows particularly well in containers. Plants must be protected from freezing temperatures. Provide sunlight and a fertile, well drained soil. Generally free of plant pests.