The Garden Community for Garden Lovers

Ctenanthe oppenheimiana cv quadricolor


Ctenanthe oppenheimiana cv quadricolor (Ctenanthe oppenheimiana cv quadricolor)

My Ctenanthe is growing very well under my pygmy date palms. It's been growing here for many years now. Photo taken Nov. 9, 2013.



Comments on this photo

 

nice plant..love its striking Foliage!

20 Nov, 2013

 

Thanks! I love variegated plants!

21 Nov, 2013

 

likewise...

21 Nov, 2013

 

Me too, these are mostly sold as house plants over here....

5 Dec, 2013

 

Yes, it's a houseplant for most of the U.S., also.

Most houseplants in other parts of the Country are grown into large trees/plants outside here in San Diego, CA.

5 Dec, 2013

 

The all green is hardy and evergreen in the bay area. The cream plant?..we will see. I have one that's old on my porch. I grew it indoors until this late winter when I put it outside. Slow indoors..slower outdoors.

1 Sep, 2014

 

Yes, I've seen the green and yellow leaf ones growing up in the SF Bay Area. They're pretty tough.

Calathea zebrina is another plant which grows well here in San Diego. I've tried growing it up in the SF Bay Area and it was much too tender.

1 Sep, 2014

 

C.zebrina..sort of faded away on me. Indoors it did great- flowered.
I know I was watching a soucal home improvement show..and they planted the Calathea with huge round rubbery leaves- C.lubbiana? as a groundcover. Is that really hardy down south?

2 Sep, 2014

 

They all grow well here; however, they hate the hard water here in the San Diego. Hayward has excellent quality water, just like in San Francisco.

3 Sep, 2014



Comment on this photo


Pictures by Delonix1
5005 of 6251

  • Yard_pics_11_09_13_18_
  • Anaheim_11_23_13_4_

What else?

This photo is of species Ctenanthe oppenheimiana cv quadricolor.

Members who like this photo

  • Gardening with friends since
    28 Mar, 2010

  • Gardening with friends since
    17 May, 2009

  • Gardening with friends since
    14 Jul, 2012

  • Gardening with friends since
    28 Jul, 2008

  • Gardening with friends since
    29 Mar, 2010

  • Gardening with friends since
    27 Sep, 2008