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Kohleria cultivar (orange flowers)

Family Name: Gesneriaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Ornamental Flowers Herbaceous


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Species Epithet Type
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)

Classifications and Characteristics

Plant Division Angiosperms (Flowering Seed Plants) (Dicotyledon)
Plant Growth Form Herbaceous Plant
Lifespan (in Singapore) Perennial

Description and Ethnobotany

Cultivation It needs protection from direct noon sunlight under local condition. Suitable to grow in west facing balcony.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Well-Drained Soils
Landscape Uses General, Container Planting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, [Remarks] (Let the planting medium slightly dry between waterings.)
Propagation Method Stem Cutting, Division


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Green
Foliar Type Simple / Unifoliate

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Orange
Flower Texture(s) Velvety / Furry / Tomentose

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Master ID 29783
Species ID 4092
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.