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Rhipsalis burchelli/Rhipsalis

Rhipsalis burchelli / Rhipsalis burchelli
Hanging branches of the Rhipsalis
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Hanging branches of the Rhipsalis

A handsome specimen growing in a conservatory in a southern California botanical garden

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Scientific Name: Rhipsalis burchelli
Common Name: Rhipsalis
Plant Type: Evergreen
Leaf Type: Broadleaf
Hardiness Zone: 10, 11 Determine Your Zone
Height: 2- 5 feet
Spread: 1-2 feet
Bloom time: Spring, Summer
Flower color: White
Light Exposure: Part Sun, Filtered Shade, Shade, Morning sun
Drainage: Moist
Rate of Growth: Moderate
Water Requirement: Medium
Maintenance Level: Low
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Comments: This is a much-branched perennial with weak,long slender hanging branches. The plant is reported to be common in Brazil and Panama. Cannot tolerate freezing temperatures. Place in a position where the long, dangling branches can be exhibited to advantage.