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Peperomia Emerald ripple Suruhan, Sirih hias
Piperaceae
 

Peperomia argyreia, Watermelon  peperomia, Peperomia carperata, Emerald ripple, Suruhan, Sirih hias

 
Peperomia argyreia, Watermelon  peperomia, Peperomia carperata, Emerald ripple, Suruhan, Sirih hiasPeperomia argyreia, Watermelon  peperomia, Peperomia carperata, Emerald ripple, Suruhan, Sirih hiasPeperomia argyreia, Watermelon  peperomia, Peperomia carperata, Emerald ripple, Suruhan, Sirih hias

Common name(s):
Radiator plant
This genus from tropical and subtropical regions worldwide contains 1,000 species of evergreen or succulent perennials. they have diverse and beautifully marked and shaped, fleshy, usually long-stalked leaves. Long-stemmed spikes of greenish white to white flowers are produced in late summer, although flowering can be erratic.
Hardiness zone from 11 To 12 .Plant Height From approx. 30 To 60 cm
Cultivation: Frost tender, peperomias make good house plants. They like bright light (but not direct sun), with high humidity in summer. Keep moist in warm weather, and be sure to water them from below as the leaves mark easily.Use a half-strength, soluble fertilizer once a month in spring and summer. Peperomias are easily propagated from leaf or stem cuttings. They may be pestered by mealybugs, red spider mites and white fly.
Peperomia argyreia,Watermelon peperomia
Found from northern South America to Brazil, this is a compact, nearly stemless perennial with rosettes of glossy, rounded, 3–4 in (8–10 cm) long, gray-striped leaves on long red stems. The flower spikes are small but extend beyond the foliage.
Peperomia caperata.Emerald ripple
This perennial species has oval, deeply corrugated and veined, heart-shaped, dark green leaves that are pale green underneath and about 1 1/2 in (35 mm) across, carried on the pinkish stems. Tight clusters of white flower spikes appear irregularly. ‘Silver Ripples’ has silver-gray markings on the ridges of the corrugations.

 

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