Floral Friday : Streptocarpus Gesneriaceae

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Streptocarpus is a large genus native to Southern Africa. Streptocarpus are plants with typically strap-like leaves, which grow either from an irregular rosette with several leaves emerging directly from the ground, or as a single leaf, the only leaf the plant will ever produce. 

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Most of the rosette species are perennials. 

The rosette forms of this genus are very popular ornamental plants. In general, they prefer coolish temperatures, and will not do well during hot weather. They should be planted in a relatively open and well-drained medium that is kept evenly moist, never continuously wet. 

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