Tolmiea menziesii 6"


Tolmiea menziesii, commonly referred to as the "Piggyback Plant" is a flowering plant in the Saxifragaceae family. Hairy leaves support the brown to purple flowers that pop up on racemes 

  • Light - part sun
  • Soil - potting mix
  • Watering - even moisture to slight dry to the touch

Images are used for general reference only. The size, shape and bloom state of each plant will vary. 

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Tolmiea menziesii, commonly referred to as the "Piggyback Plant," is a flowering plant in the Saxifragaceae family. Hairy leaves support the brown to purple flowers that pop up on racemes.

Light: Part sun

Water: Even moisture to slight dry to the touch

Environment: Native to moist woods and streambanks from low elevations along the coast to mid-elevations in the mountains; can pot in regular potting mix

Toxicity: Reported to be non-toxic to cats and dogs

Habit / Size: Can reach 16–23” high at maturity 

Of Note:

  • Easy to propagate from small plantlets that develop at the base of the older leaves. These daughter plants are where it gets its common name of Piggyback Plant.”

*When planting in a pot without a drainage hole, help avoid over watering by estimating 25% of the container’s overall volume, with appropriate drainage materials incorporated when planting.

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