Callisia navicularis growing subshrub succulent of the genus Callisia also known as Roselings or Chain Plant, Callisia navicularis perennial evergreen or as annual plant, also used as ornamental plant and as groundcover plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate, tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 10+ as perennial or 4-9 as annual.
Leaves color can be: green, purple, red, pink or more than one color in triangle shape.
Callisia navicularis flower
Flower color purple in triangle shape.
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Requirements for Callisia navicularis growing and care:
What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction
Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?
No, but in order to get specific leaf color recommend
Difficulties or problems when growing:
Can cause skin irritation
Spring (as annual) all year as perennial
Pests and diseases:
Autumn / Winter
How to prune:
Dead bloom stems and
Size of the plant:
5-10cm, 2-4 inches
Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing
Small amount of water / Average amount of water
Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full sun / Half shade / Full shade (with light)
Is it possible to grow as houseplant?
Yes (with a lot of light better next to window)
Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:
Spring / Summer
General information about the flower:
Triangle flower in purple color