This evergreen creeper, native to America, grows to a height of
about 6 ft (1.8 m).
The attractive, felted, bronze leaves have silver veins.
This plant intermittently produces tubular, scarlet flowers with
The cultivar Mosaica has dark, almost black leaves with an embossed
Cultivation: Plant in indirect light.
Poor light may result in few flowers.
They require constant warmth and humidity, so are well suited to a
sunny bathroom or glassed area.
Keep moist at all times, but take care not to over-water as it leads
Pinch back stems after flowering to encourage branching, and repot
every year . Propagate by laying runners in compost, from cuttings
or by division.