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Peperomia scandens 'Variegata' (v)

variegated Cupid peperomia

'Variegata' is a trailing evergreen perennial to 20cm tall, with heart-shaped light green leaves to 6cm long, broadly margined with yellow; often produces all-green leaves

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Size
Ultimate height
0.1–0.5 metres
Time to ultimate height
2–5 years
Ultimate spread
0.1–0.5 metres
Growing conditions
Loam
Moisture
Moist but well–drained
pH
Acid, Neutral
Colour & scent
StemFlowerFoliageFruit
Spring Green Variegated Yellow
Summer Green Green Variegated Yellow
Autumn Green Variegated Yellow
Winter Green Variegated Yellow
Position
  • Full sun
  • Partial shade
Aspect

West–facing or East–facing

Exposure
Sheltered
Hardiness
H1B
Botanical details
Family
Piperaceae
Native to the UK
No
Foliage
Evergreen
Habit
Trailing
Genus

Peperomia are evergreen perennials with simple, often succulent leaves and very small greenish-white flowers borne in slender spikes or panicles

Name status

Unresolved

How to grow

Cultivation

Grow under glass or in frost-free enviroment in partial shade. Flowering is erratic but mainly in late summer

Propagation

Propagate by seed, softwood, leaf or bud cuttings

Suggested planting locations and garden types
  • Patio and container plants
Pruning

No pruning necessary

Pests

Generally pest free

Diseases

Generally disease free

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