Nematanthus

Nematanthus are commonly called "Goldfish" plants, having flowers that are pouch shaped. Blossoms come in shades of red-orange and yellow-orange. The varieties we offer are trailing plants and may be grown in hanging baskets. Grow in a south-west window, or under fluorescent lights, 14 hours daily for best growth and bloom. Let soil become slightly dry between waterings. Use a light porous potting mix. Feed plants regularly, using a well balanced fertilizer, at ¼ tsp. per gallon of water, with every watering. Fertilizer may be increased to ½ to 1 full tsp. per gallon of water during spring and summer, when plants are actively growing, depending upon the size of the plant. (Larger plants can handle more fertilizer.)

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Nematanthus - Black Gold

Nematanthus - Black Gold

Yellowish-orange pouch shaped flowers contrast and adorn small, blackish green, waxy leaves that trail nicely. Quite a spectacular variety!
(Schwarz)

$8.99

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Nematanthus - corticola

Nematanthus - corticola

A shy bloomer, but a striking beauty with breathtaking, bright red flowers and a maroon calyx. Allow to dry thoroughly between waterings.
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Nematanthus - crassifolius

Nematanthus - crassifolius

A large, robust grower with large, orange flowers on long pedicles. The flowers are not the typical pouched shape, but are "humped" on the side. Allow to dry between waterings.
(species)

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Nematanthus - fissus

Nematanthus - fissus

Stiff, upright growing. Distinguished from other nematanthus species having upside down flowers by the nearly equal, oblong, tip-pointed leaves. Also remarkable for the long, narrow corolla tube, scarcely swollen, which is scarlet with an orange throat. Medium green foliage.
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Nematanthus - gregarius 'Golden West'

Nematanthus - gregarius 'Golden West'

Glossy foliage, with ovate leaves, is variegated in several shades of green, yellow and white, and at times, pink. Inflated, orange-red flowers. Calyx lobes are elliptic to oblong-elliptic.
(Hyb.- Unknown)

$9.99

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Nematanthus - Lemon Lime

Nematanthus - Lemon Lime

Wonderful, lemon yellow flowers are produced over a bed of bright green, smooth foliage. Different and unusual coloring.
(Saylor)
$8.99

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Nematanthus - Magnot

Nematanthus - Magnot

Free blooming flowers of orange with yellow tipping are produced on shiny, smooth foliage that you are sure to enjoy.
(Hyb.- Unknown)

$8.99

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Nematanthus - Marianne

Nematanthus - Marianne

Bright orange, pouch shaped flowers that are quick to bloom on small waxy, dark green leaves. A vigorous trailing variety that blooms exceptionally easy.
(Wyrtzen)

$8.99

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Nematanthus - Ubatuba

Nematanthus - Ubatuba

Pink flowers, accented with a yellow mouth, form upon dark green, oval leaves, sporting a red center on the reverse side.
(Hyb.- Unknown)

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