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Sanchezia speciosa /Sanchezia

Sanchezia speciosa   / Sanchezia speciosa
Variegated offer nice contrast in landscapes
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Variegated offer nice contrast in landscapes

The purplish stems are in sharp contrast to the variegated leaves

Plants can grow quite large if frost free areas

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Scientific Name: Sanchezia speciosa
Common Name: Sanchezia
Hardiness Zone: 9, 10 Determine Your Zone
Height: 5-8 feet
Spread: 2 -3 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter
Flower color: Orange, Red
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Well drained, Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This semiwoody shrub is tropical and seldom flowers where it lives less than a year. It its native habitat, it flowers repeatdly with yellow to orangish flowers. It is grown primarily for its colorful, variegated leaves and purple stems. Will live in hot sun only when other growing conditions are excellent. Grown as a container plant where it needs to be kept in relatively high light, with high humidity and kept moist.