Scientific Name: Tolmiea menziesii Form: Mounded, Oval - horizontal
Common Name:piggyback plantTexture:Medium
Family Name:SaxifragaceaeHabit: Spreading
Plant Type: Herbaceous perennial, Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.3 - 0.6m
Origin: B.C. west of Cascades, U.S. - northwest Hardiness Zone:Zone 6: (-23 to -18 C)
Leaves: Simple, Lobed, Basal, Soft flexible, Pubescent, Glandular hairs, Reniform, Pinnately lobed, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, (Floriferous), Green, Purple, Brown, May- Jun
Fruit: Capsule, Brown, Aug- Sep
Exposure: Part sun/part shade, Filtered shade, Deep shade
Soil or Media: Acidic, Humus rich
Landscape Uses: Container planting, Ground cover, Group or mass planting, Indoor plant, Perennial border, Reclamation, Summer interest, Woodland margin
Key ID Features:Spreading herbaceous perennial; leaves cordate in varying shades of green, baby leaves arise on the petiole where attached to the older leaf base.