Tolmiea menziesii 4"
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
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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
- 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.Printable Care Sheet
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