Description for Pseuderanthemum Laxiflorum, Kodia (Purple)
Pseuderanthemum is a genus of plant in family Acanthaceae.
|Common name||Flower colours||Bloom time||Height||Difficulty|
|Yellow-Vein Eranthemum and Golden Pseuderanthemum||Purple||Seasonal bloomer||6 to 12 feet||Easy to grow|
Planting and care
Plants prefer a near-neutral pH range of 5.5 to 7. A pH of 6.5 is just about right for most home gardens (slightly acidic to neutral).An accurate soil test will tell you where your pH currently stands. Acidic (sour) soil is counteracted by applying finely ground limestone, and alkaline (sweet) soil is treated with ground sulfur.
|Full sun||Well-drained soil||Medium||19 to 24 degrees C||Apply any organic fertilizer|
Caring for Pseuderanthemum Laxiflorum
- Where temperatures stay below freezing during winter, enclose the plant with a sturdy mesh cylinder, filling the enclosure with compost, mulch, dry wood chips, pine needles, or chopped leaves.DonÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t use heavy, wet, maple leaves for mulch. Mulch instead with oak leaves, pine needles, compost, or straw.
Typical uses of Pseuderanthemum Laxiflorum
Special features: Spectacular flowering vine for pergolas, fences, trellises or porches. Train as a standard. Also effective in hanging baskets.
Culinary use: NA
Ornamental use: The plant is used for an ornamental purpose.
Medicinal use: NA