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Gibasis geniculata (Tahitian bridal veil)

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Plant description

gibasis geniculata tahitian bridal veil

gibasis geniculata tahitian bridal veil.

Gibasis geniculata, Tahitian Bridal Veil, is a decorative, creeping perennial trailing plant, with small white flowers produced in abundance for most of the year. It is a fast growing and easy care plant. It likes a warm climate, from tropical, subtropical to warm temperate. A great plant for containers and hanging baskets, also as an indoor plant in a bright position.

Grow in a semi shaded position. Water regularly, but don't over water. Fertilise in spring.

Proapagation is by stem cuttings, which root readily. It can also self seed.

Additional plant information

Flowers

Flower colour: white
Flowering season: spring summer autumn winter

Plant size

Maximum height: 0.9 metres
Minimum height: 0.4 metres

Maximum width: 0.5 metres
Minimum width: not specified

Sunlight, frost & salt tolerance

Will tolerate partial sunlight.
Light frost tolerance.
Plant is not salt tolerant.

Fauna attracting?

Yes. Attracts: Butterflies, insects.

Climate

This plant species will grow in the following climates: temperate, subtropical, tropical.

Soil types & conditions

Loam: moist, well-drained.

Clay: well-drained.

Sand: moist.

Soil pH: 6.0-7.5

Miscellaneous information

Planting season: Any.

Types of fertiliser: Good general purpose fertiliser.

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