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Flame Violet Episcia Cupreata Heart-Shaped Velvety Texture Plant Leaf Indoor Pet Safe Houseplant

Flame Violet Episcia Cupreata Heart-Shaped Velvety Texture Plant Leaf Indoor Pet Safe Houseplant

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Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata)
3 Size Options
1 Small Unrooted Cutting, Starter Plant, a 2" Plant pot Size and 4" Plant Pot Size
The starter Plant is shipped with a soil pod not a pot.Both the plant pot sizes are shipped with soil and a pot.


Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata) is a captivating and colorful plant that belongs to the Gesneriaceae family. It is native to the tropical regions of Central and South America. Flame Violet is popular among plant enthusiasts for its stunning foliage and vibrant flowers.

The leaves of Flame Violet are the highlight of this plant. They are heart-shaped and have a velvety texture. The coloration of the leaves can vary from deep green to reddish-brown, depending on the variety and environmental conditions. The veins on the leaves often display contrasting shades of silver or metallic copper, which gives the plant a unique and striking appearance.

One of the most striking features of Flame Violet is its flowers. The plant produces small, delicate flowers that emerge from the leaf axils. The flowers can be various shades of red, orange, pink, or white, often adorned with intricate patterns. These charming blossoms add a touch of elegance to the overall look of the plant.

Flame Violet is a relatively compact plant, growing up to 6-8 inches in height. It forms dense clumps and spreads through its trailing stems, making it an excellent choice for hanging baskets or as a ground cover in terrariums or shaded garden beds. It thrives in warm and humid environments, making it a perfect addition to tropical or subtropical gardens.

Caring for Flame Violet is relatively easy, making it suitable for both experienced gardeners and beginners. It prefers bright, indirect light but can tolerate partial shade. Direct sunlight should be avoided as it can scorch the delicate foliage. Regular watering is essential to keep the soil evenly moist but not waterlogged, as excessive moisture can lead to root rot. Mist the leaves occasionally to provide the necessary humidity, especially in drier indoor environments.

Flame Violet is not a heavy feeder, but it can benefit from occasional fertilization during the growing season. Using a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer diluted to half strength every 2-4 weeks can help promote healthy growth and vibrant foliage.

Propagation of Flame Violet can be done through stem cuttings or by division. Stem cuttings can be rooted in moist soil or water until roots develop. Dividing the plant during repotting allows you to create new plants and promote bushier growth.

Overall, Flame Violet (Episcia cupreata) is a captivating plant that adds a touch of exotic beauty to any indoor or shaded outdoor space. With its velvety leaves and vibrant flowers, it is sure to attract attention and become a favorite among plant lovers.

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