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Goeppertia warscewiczii

Goeppertia warscewiczii

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This tender evergreen perennial is frequently grown as a house plant because for it's luxuriant foliage and striking flower. Dark green new leaves are velvety to touch and develop light green markings with purple reverse. Flowers which resemble a rose when viewed from above, emerge white maturing to yellow then pink.

Planning

Difficulty
Moderate
Flowering time
Summer

Harvesting

Generally not harvested

Propagation

Division
Divide in late spring

Special features

Geography

Origin
Bolivia

Environment

Light
Partial Sun
Soil moisture
Moist
Soil type
Clay, Chalk, Loam
Soil PH preference
Neutral, Acid
Frost hardiness
Tender

Personality

Family
Marantaceae
Flower colour
Yellow, White, Pink
Scent
None

Problems

Can be attacked by glasshouse whitefly and red spider mites but generally disease free.

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