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Plantinum Peperomia Peperomia griseoargentea

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pep-er-ROH-mee-uh GREE-see-oh-ar-JEN-tee-uh
Description

Ivy Leaf Peperomia is an evergreen, succulent-like, perennial native to Southwest Brazil. Its native habitat is wet and tropical.

The plant has a small, clumping habit, and thick, short, and sturdy stems. The leaves are heart-shaped, silvery-green with a rippled texture, and the leaf veins are a deep green. Its mature size is 6 to 8 inches tall and 5 to 7 inches wide.

This plant prefers bright indirect light, and moist, well-drained soil.

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Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Pink Marble'
    silvery leaves variegated with cream and pink
'Pink Marble'
Tags:
#houseplant#silver leaves#showy leaves#herbaceous perennial#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#container plant#easy to grow houseplant#perennial
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
  • 'Pink Marble'
    silvery leaves variegated with cream and pink
'Pink Marble'
Tags:
#houseplant#silver leaves#showy leaves#herbaceous perennial#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats#container plant#easy to grow houseplant#perennial
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Peperomia
    Species:
    griseoargentea
    Family:
    Piperaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
    Recommended Propagation Strategy:
    Leaf Cutting
    Country Or Region Of Origin:
    Brazil Southeast
    Play Value:
    Easy to Grow
    Dimensions:
    Height: 0 ft. 6 in. - 0 ft. 8 in.
    Width: 0 ft. 5 in. - 0 ft. 7 in.
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Herbaceous Perennial
    Houseplant
    Habit/Form:
    Clumping
    Erect
    Mounding
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Dappled Sunlight (Shade through upper canopy all day)
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
    Soil Texture:
    Loam (Silt)
    Soil pH:
    Alkaline (>8.0)
    Neutral (6.0-8.0)
    Soil Drainage:
    Good Drainage
    Moist
    Available Space To Plant:
    Less than 12 inches
    USDA Plant Hardiness Zone:
    10a, 10b, 11a, 11b, 12a, 12b
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Gray/Silver
    Green
    Leaf Feel:
    Glossy
    Leaf Value To Gardener:
    Showy
    Leaf Type:
    Simple
    Leaf Shape:
    Cordate
    Leaf Margin:
    Entire
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    The leaves are heart-shaped and silvery green with deep green veins.
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
    Stem Description:
    The stems are thick and sturdy.
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Container
    Houseplants
    Design Feature:
    Accent