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Goldfish Vine
Columnea hirta


Epiphytic creeper; red pubescence on stems; leaves are ovate, red, and satiny; flowers are bilabiate

Plant Form or Habit: spreading

Plant Use: small foliage hanging basket

Exposure: low

Flower Color: vermillion red marked with orange

Blooming Period:


Width: dependent on container

Foliage Texture: fine

Heat Tolerance: medium

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Prefer coarsely textured soils. Flowers profusely when kept in a cool environment.


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