Hohenbergia castellanosii is a tough plant with interesting characteristics known for it's stunning foliage. Growth habit is stout and upright with broad leaves. Leaf color begins with a bright green, then as the plant matures it starts blushing a red color from the leaf tips inward. When growing it in bright light environment the red intensifies, coloring the green leaves further in. The flower stalk is green and rather inconspicuous. Another notable trait is on the outer base of the plant where white powdery scurf covers the lower leaves. A collector's favorite and a superior plant for outdoor landscape. Can take almost full sun but needs some shade relief throughout the day from scorching summer heat.
Growth Habit: Large
Light requirements: Bright Light: Requires higher levels of light, but not direct sunlight. Flourishes in well-lit areas with bright, indirect light throughout the day.
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.