Rhoeo Spathacea Compacta - Plant
Common name: Moses-in-a-basket
Color: White with blue blush
Bloom time: Seasonal bloomer
Height: 0.50 to 1.00 feet
Difficulty level: easy to grow
Planting & Care
In most areas, Rhoeo is considered an annual, though in fact, it is a tender perennial. Rhoeo is hardy only in USDA plant hardiness zones 9-11. This means that it can only tolerate temperatures down to about 20 F. (-6 C.) before they are killed off. Keep in mind that this is the temperature that will kill them.
Sunlight: Full Sun
Soil: well-drained soil
Temprature: 10 to 15 degrees
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
- If you live in an area that normally gets large amounts of rain, your Rhoeo may not grow well in your garden no matter what you do.
- If this is the case and you still wish to enjoy the beauty of Rhoeos, you can either plant them in a container or you can try planting them under trees.
As a houseplant, grow in hanging baskets or along shelves. Outdoors, it forms an excellent ground cover. Rock gardens. Borders.
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- The plant is used for ornamental purpose.
for medicinal use
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