Height: 10 inches
The plant is used as hanging plant, soil cover plant or flower bed with greenery. Artistic pruning of the plant can make pretty looks. This plant is almost maintenance free. If you give sufficient water and fertiliser, it shows more vibrant leaves and more flowers. It’s a long life plant. The plant grows like a creeper. On each nod of the plant, its rhizomes (roots) come out and enter in the soil to suck necessary nutrition. In this way, it keeps on expanding to nearby area. We can pinch this plant regularly to make the plant dense.
Watering & Sunlight: This plant grows most healthily in presence of maximum sunlight. In diffused sunlight, blooming may partially reduce. We should water, only when the soil becomes dry. Optimum watering helps plants in protection from unwanted nematodes and pest attack also. Proper drainage by making sufficient holes in bottom of pot is must.
Soil: To make the ideal potting mix, 20 % drainage media (river sand/ Leca/ Perlite/ Pumice or rice husk- use any one of them) in potting mix must be available. Moreover, 20 % vermi-compost, 10 % Neem Cake, 30 % Cocopeat and 20% garden soil is must for its healthy growth.
Uses: Ornamental use.