PELLIONIA WATERMELON, STARTER PLANT, Trailing Begonia
This Pellionia Watermelon Plant is an easy-to-maintain houseplant with glossy, deep green foliage that looks like watermelon skin! Its air-purifying properties help to remove toxins from the air, making it a great choice for home and office environments. This low-maintenance plant is perfect for the novice plant enthusiast!
- Indoor plant
- Shade plant
- Patio plant
- Hanging baskets
Pellionia (commonly called Trailing Watermelon Begonia and sometimes spelled pellonia) are an herbaceous perennial native to Southeast Asia. This evergreen groundcover is handy to have around your garden center as a year-round hanging basket to sell as a houseplant, in terrariums, or in 4” pots for landscape use as a ground cover in warmer areas. Pellionia flower, but they are grown for their foliage and tight growth patterns.
Prefers a well-drained, humus-rich soil with moderate water. When provided enough humidity, Pellionia pulchra can grow indoors as a houseplant. Plant in the back of a terrarium to create a striking effect.