Streptocarpella, Streptocarpella saxorum

Streptocarpella

FAMILY:
Gesnariaceae

ORIGIN:
South Africa

DESCRIPTION:
Orchid-like, 5 mauve-petalled tubular flowers on wiry scapes; small, succulent velvety green leaves; small plant that reaches 10" in height

CULTIVATION:
Cuttings

PROPAGATION:
Divide offsets

COMMENTS:
Streptocarpus means "twisted fruit" referring to the twisted seed capsule

 

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