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Zebra Plant
Scientific Name: Aphelandra squarrosa Nees
Family: Acanthaceae
Zebra Plant (Aphelandra  squarrosa) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 25-26
USDA: 10b-12

Frost Tolerance: Tender below 34F ( 1C), better as a house plant in Phoenix

Sun Exposure: Light shade (morning sun is ideal)

Origin: Mountains of Mexico to Brazil

Growth Habits: Evergreen shrub

Watering Needs: Regular water

Propagation: Cuttings or seeds

Cultural Practices:
The Aphelandra is cold sensitive, and will tend to drop leaves if the temperature stays below 60F (16 C). Cut the plant back after flowering. It needs a soil rich in humus, and bright light. Avoid direct sun. Fertilize when the plants is growing its flower buds.

Blooming Habits:
The yellow flowers of the zebra plant come in late summer and fall. Michigan Bulb - 120 x 60 Lawns Banner! Gurney's 120 x 60 A

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