Scientific Name: Gibasis geniculata Form: Mounded, Weeping
Common Name:Tahitian bridal veil Texture:Medium - fine
Family Name:CommelinaceaeHabit: Pendulous
Plant Type: Indoor foliage plant Mature Size (ht. X w.):0.4 - 0.7m x 0.6 - 1.0m
Origin: Caribbean Island, South America Hardiness Zone:Zone 10: (-1 to 4 C)
Leaves: Simple, Alternate, Soft flexible, Parallel venation, Glabrous, Ovate, Entire
Flowers: Cyme, White
Fruit: Capsule, Brown
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
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Landscape Uses: Hanging basket, Indoor plant
Key ID Features:Stems trailing with jointed appearance; leaves ovate, appearing sessile due to sheathing petioles; flowers about 5 mm wide with white petals and hairy anther filaments.