-About Callisia repens 'Pink Lady'-
Callisia repens 'Pink Lady' commonly known as Pink Lady, Turtle Vine, originally from South America, is a fast-grower that stands out for its stunning pink color leaves. For its beautiful short and perennial vines, 'Pink Lady' can be applied to grounded garden or doorstep decoration. In later spring or early summer, white and tiny flowers will appear.
-How to care for Callisia repens 'Pink Lady'-
Sun/Trimming: Like other Callisia succulents, 'Pink Lady' prefers to grow under 54℉ in spring and fall. The thin leaves can tolerate winter freeze as well. Callisia repens 'Pink Lady' enjoys full sunlight to keep lovely pink. The leaves are wilting to dry or turning green, which are signs of under-exposure. Thus you can grow them outdoors with a big planter pot. Regular trimming work is essential for this vine succulent. To promote a whole and outstretched look to decorate your yard or doorsteps, trim the long stems(better the stems with green leaves), insert the cutting in the potting soil, and let them grow with the succulent mother plant, which is the fast way to propagate Callisia repens 'Pink Lady.'
Soil/Location: The well-drained soil mix also works for Callisia repens. Add more soil to grow or propagate young 'Pink Lady.' Gradually add some gritty rocks, green zeolite, and other soil addition rocks to the potting soil after the live succulent gets stable and more robust. People love applying this succulent plant to the grounded cover and outdoor garden decoration for its easy-to-propagate character and beautiful pink color. Using a climbing stick can help it grow upwards, which is also very eye-catching when placed by a sunny window indoors. If you don't mind the green color, it also can be set on a side table in the living room because it can tolerate partial shade.
Watering/Pests: Compared to Echeveria succulents, 'Pink Lady' requires more watering. However, it hates sitting in water for long periods, which can cause many problems, including leaves rot, black flies, and aphids. Mist water around this succulent can cool down the environment in hot summer. Click here to learn what to prepare in spring to protect succulents from dying in summer.
Primary color: green
Secondary color: pink, cream
Bloom color: white
Cold hardiness: zone 10a-11b(from 20F to 50F)
Product format: 4" pot
Suitability: balcony, Window, Garden
Propagation: stem cutting
Special characteristic: easy to propagate, medical usage