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HAVE: Chrisostemis Pulchella

Posted by cocomo z10 / PR (My Page) on
Thu, Jun 15, 06 at 8:33

I have several small Chrisostemis pulchellas. This is a rare gesneriad native to the West Indies. It is very easy to grow has olive-brown shiny and suculent leaves and produces yellow flowers with orange calixes. The flowers die in a week but the bright orange calixes remain for months giving the appearance of an ever blooming plant. It goes through a dormant phase in the winter and dries up leaving corms attached to the dead stems from which new plants can be grown in spring.

I am willing to trade for:

yellow flowering episcias
blue flowering episcias
Streptocarpus (all colors)
Other gesneriads...
begonias, specially rex


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RE: HAVE: Chrisostemis Pulchella

Hi Cocomo
I think what you have is Chrysothemis pulchella, I am interest in a plant. I have Streptocarpus (white)babies and Strawberry Patch Episcia babies if you are interested in a trade

Greg


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