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Candy Corn
Hypocyrta strigillosa


Branches are pendant; leaves are dark green, lanceolate, and pubescent; flowers are solitary, and located in the leaf axils, corolla is enlarged.

Plant Form or Habit: upright

Plant Use: pot plant

Exposure: low

Flower Color: copper

Blooming Period: spring winter



Foliage Texture: medium

Heat Tolerance: high

Water Requirements: medium

Additional Comments: Requires cool temperatures and some sun in the winter to form buds. Does not mind being rootbound.


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