6" Goldfish Plant - Columnea gloriosa
Goldfish plant - Columnea gloriosa (Hanging Basket)
A Goldfish Plant, native to Southern Mexico, Brazil, and Costa Rica comes in over 25 different varieties. Goldfish HousePlants have hundreds of small, thick, shiny, dark green leaves and colorful flowers that resemble tiny goldfish. The flowers on a Goldfish Plant of this hybrid is orange.
They are profuse bloomers when cared for and add splashes of color. Indoors, these are great cascading plants for a bright sill or can be used in baskets. They are relatively long-lived plants, surviving almost a decade, providing you repot them when necessary (but not too often!) and keep them away from air that is too dry or cold. The original plant has been extensively hybridized, so pick a plant based on its vigor and flower color. In the right condition, this plant could flower year round.
Lighting: Med - Bright Light, but not too much direct sun
Watering: Prefers consistent moisture, but not to dryout during flowering or else it could drop its blooms.