How to grow Dalechampia

Dalechampia growing vine of the genus Dalechampia also known as Bat Flower, Dalechampia perennial evergreen or annual plant, used as ornamental hedge plant or as ground cover, can grow in tropic, mediterranean, desert, subtropical or temperate climate and grow in hardiness zone 10+ (as perennial) 7+ (as annual),

Leaves color green in heart shape.

Dalechampia flower

Flower color yellow and bracts color can be: yellow, white,green,orange, pink or purple, the bracts is connected two petals look likes bat wings

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How to grow Dalechampia growing and care:

Well-drained soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Invasive, aggressive

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
2-6m, 6-20 feet

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water / Big amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Bat wing shape flower in pink or purple flowers, the flowers is connected two petals

Scientific name:


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