Hemigraphis is a perennial shrub plant and grows up to 25 cm. The plant leaves have attractive rippled brown edges, grassy-looking leaves and tiny size white flowers are an added attraction and giving a nice contrast to the green leaves.
Common name(s): Dragon's Tongue
Flower colours: White
Bloom time: Not defined
Max reachable height: Up to 25 cm
Difficulty to grow: Easy to grow
Planting and care
Hemigraphis plant grows in full to partial sunlight. Also, grow well in indoor condition under bright sunlight. Use potting mix as the soil, vermicompost, and coco peat (1:1:1).
Sunlight: Full to partial sunlight
Soil: Sandy loam soil
Temperature: 20 to 30 degree C
Fertilizer: Apply any organic fertilizer
Caring for Hemigraphis repanda
Watering should be done early in the morning if the soil is dry.
Apply organic fertilizer to plant in summer or spring season.
Trim the plant in the spring season to maintaining the plant shape.
Typical uses of Hemigraphis repanda
Special features: Attractive leaf shape
Ornamental use: The plant is used for the ornamental purpose.