Undoubtedly, one of the most sought-after species within its genus, this particular species hails from the humid slopes of the Atlantic mountains in Espirito Santo, Brazil, making it the southernmost Canistrum variety. It is a petite plant, typically reaching a maximum height of 12 inches, forming a compact rosette of robust, broadly triangular leaves adorned with striking dark blackish mottling on a light green background. The leaf edges are adorned with prominent black spines. Being stoloniferous, it thrives when mounted or cultivated in hanging baskets. Its exquisite appearance is truly captivating. During flowering, it produces a charming tulip-shaped inflorescence in shades of rose-red and white. This species is not commonly found in collections, adding to its allure.
Growth habit: Small
Light requirements: Strong filtered light: Prefers moderate levels of light, such as bright indirect light or filtered sunlight. Thrives in well-lit spaces without direct exposure to intense sunlight.
Plant size and bare root info
Fully Grown is an established plant with a root system. Please be aware that our fully grown plants will be shipped without blossoms, as this ensures their safe transportation and upon arrival, they will have the potential to bloom under proper care.
An Offset (pup) is a baby shoot that develops at the base of the plant, rooting to form a new plant identical to its parent.
All plants are shipped bare root. No pot and no soil.