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Botanical name: Tolmiea menziesii
Other names: Pick-a-back plant, Mother of thousands, Youth on age, Piggy-back plant
Species: T. menziesii - T. menziesii is a small semi-evergreen perennial. It has rough, hairy, ivy-shaped leaves and in spirng, bears spikes of tiny, nodding, greenish, tubular flowers. Its common names refer to the plantlets that develop where the leaves join the stem of the plant.
Tolmiea menziesii is: Semi evergreen
Flower: Pale-green in Spring
Foliage: Green in All seasons
Habit: Mat Forming
Propagation methods: Division, Root plantlets, Seed. REGISTER to read more...
Tolmiea menziesii (Pick-a-back plant) will reach a height of 0.45m and a spread of 0.6m after 2-5 years.
Suggested uses: Banks and Slopes, Beds and borders, City, Conservatory, Containers, Cottage/Informal, Edging, Foliage only, Garden edging, Ground Cover, Indoor, Low Maintenance, Underplanting, Woodland
Cultivation: Plant in moisture-retentive, free draining soil in full or partial shade. Also grown as a houseplant for its interesting plantlets.
|This plant likes...||Garden match|
|Soil types:||Chalky, Clay, Loamy, Sandy (will tolerate most soil types)|
|Soil drainage:||Well-drained, Moist but well-drained|
|Soil pH:||Acid, Alkaline, Neutral|
|Light:||Partial Shade, Full Shade|
|Aspect:||North, East, West|
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