Floriculture Plant Identification. M-R 175-203. 175 Marnata leuconeura var. kerchoviana Prayer Plant. Other names: rabbit tracks Colors: light & dark green w/a tint of red or white sometimes; little white flower
Floriculture Plant Identification M-R 175-203
175Marnata leuconeura var. kerchoviana Prayer Plant • Other names: rabbit tracks • Colors: light & dark green w/a tint of red or white sometimes; little white flower • Characteristics: leaves are velvety & dark black green w/ brilliant green irregular zones along the middle, it has bright pink and red veins as well • Type of plant: houseplant • Size: 9-18” tall • Growth requirements: moderate wate
176Matthiola incana cv.Flowering Stock • Other names: common stock • Colors: white, yellow, pink, blue, orange, a darker rosy pink and a lighter pink • Characteristics: long thin stem with three to four leaves encircling it; dozens of little flowers that resemble snap dragons • Type of plant: cut flower • Size: 12-18” tall • Growth requirements: full sun; average water
177Monstera deliciosaCutleaf “Philodendron” • Other names: Swiss cheese plant, Mexican bread fruit • Colors: green/ cream/ tan • Characteristics: large leaves with large cuts along the sides of each • Type of plant: houseplant • Size: 30-40’ tall • Growth requirements: light shade, average water
178Narcissus pseudonarcissus cv.Daffodil • Other names: Narcissus • Colors: yellow, cream, orange center • Characteristics: petals surrounding a cup shaped center • Type of plant: bulb; cut flower • Size: 6-12” tall • Growth requirements: full sun, average water • Other: low maintenance plant
179Neoregelia carolinae ‘Tricolor’Bromeliad • Other names: • Colors: green variegated, red center • Characteristics: flowers appear in the center of a rosette of leaves; inner leaves bright red even before flowers appear • Type of plant: houseplant • Size: 12-24” tall • Growth requirements: bright indirect light; up to 70 degrees F
180Nephrolepis exalta cv.Boston Fern • Colors: green • Characteristics: arching, bright green fronds • Type of plant: houseplant • Size: up to 5 ft. and 3/4 in. width • Growth requirements: low light and high humidity; temp. 70 degrees F--leaves turn yellow if temp. below 55 degrees F • Other: stem is located in the soil
181Opuntia tribe cv.Cactus • Other names: paddle cactus • Colors: all brown at first, then become light brown and eventually grayish • Characteristics: six to eight radial spines, sometimes more, grow from the areoles • Type of plant: cactus • Size: flowers-1.25” to 1.5” long • Growth requirements: dry, sun • Other: origin-Sierras de Cordoba, Argentina .
182Paeonia cv.Peony • Other names: • Colors: whites, reds, pinks • Characteristics: large showy flower • Type of plant: perennial • Size: 2-3’ tall • Growth requirements: full sun, partial shade • Other: flowers last only a week; require little maintenance
183Paphiopedilum x hybrid cv.Ladyslipper Orchid • Other names: moccasin flower • Colors: various • Characteristics: leaves are two-ranked from the ground, leathery, usually about 5 inches long; flower emerges from center whorl with 1-3 flowers • Plant type: tropical houseplant; cut flower • Size: flower 5” across • Growth requirements: day temp. 70F-90F, and night temp. 55F-65 F
184Pelargonium x domesticum cv.Regal (Martha Washington) Geranium • Colors: various—pinks, purples, bicolor • Characteristics: many ruffled petals • Type of plant: annual • Size: 12-18” tall • Growth requirements: semi-shade • Other: showy
185Pelargonium x hortorum cv.(Zonal) Geranium • Other names: • Colors: red, pink, salmon, and white • Characteristics: dark ring appears on leaves in brown or red • Type of plant: annual • Size:12-15 inches tall • Growth requirements: full sun
186Pelargonium peltatum cv.Ivy Geranium • Other names: hanging geranium • Colors: lavender, magenta, pink, red, white • Characteristics: Smooth, leathery ivy shaped leaves; ivy shaped leaves and vine-like growth habits • Type of plant: annual • Size: 3 or more feet in length • Growth requirements: cool temps.
187Peperomia argyreiaWatermelon Peperomia • Colors: green variegation • Characteristics: Dark green, heart-shaped leaves have silver streaks Leaves are perched on red stems • Type of plant: houseplant • Size: 6-12” tall • Growth requirements: partial shade; normal water • Other: Streaks cause optical illusion that make leaves look like small fruits
188Peperomia caperataEmerald Ripple Peperomia • Colors: dark green • Characteristics: Thin, dark green leaves appear to be crumpled like a relief map • Type of plant: houseplant • Size: 6-12” tall • Growth requirements: tolerant of light and temperature • Other: from Central and South America; humid areas