Friday, January 13, 2012

Repatriating Episcias

Planted cuttings of 11 named cultivars and one species....such diversity in leaf patterns and a google on episcias and youll see the variation.
Episcias from what Ive observed in St Lucia are resilient, growing in full sun on rock to deep dark moist shade. It makes an effective groundcover or as a trailing plant in containers.

                         12 fresh  Episcia cuttings

Growing in rock walls

Episcia does very well in containers majority growing out of the pot and not in soil. it prefers to attach itself to  the clay pot or chunks of coconut husk used in potting mix

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