An attractive, decorative pot plant with bright green, heart shaped. It bears a profusion of dainty mauve which will last over a long period if the plant is kept in cool conditions.
Flowering season 12-18 °C (53-65 °F)
Soil: A well-drained soil-less. Plant three to a pot.
Watering requirements: Keep soil moist to thumb pressure. Mist-sprayonly once weekly. Moderate will be appreciated but is not essential.
Feeding and fertilizer: Flowering will continue over a longer period if the site is cool. Feed with well-diluted liquid fertilizer about once a week.
Rest and care: The plant should be regarded as `disposable’ once flowering is over, butwill easily under glass with a little bottom heat.
When it looks sick:
Thequickly fade : The plant needs a cooler spot.
The plant becomes lush and blooms sparsely : Reduce or stopdepending upon the degree of lushness. Dull sticky-looking leaves : Check for parasite attack. The plants are not particularly prone but it can occur.