monique at mail.bio.tamu.edu
Mon Feb 21 18:00:23 EST 2000
I think you're looking for PeperoMia. There are dozens of species.
Whatever you want--plain leaves, striped, furry, folded--you can get.
The flowers are small and arranged in inconspicuous spikes. Most can
be grown quite readily from stem cuttings.
"Sarah E. Graff" wrote:
> Has anyone heard of a houseplant called pepperoni or pepperonia? I worked at
> a floral shop years ago & I remember hearing the name. I just bought one and
> was surfing the web for care instructions. Does anyone know the correct or
> scientific name?
> It's fairly unassuming, no distinguishing characteristics that stick out.
> It's a pretty green, it seems to have succulent properties, the stems kind
> of feel that way. Small-ish oval leaves... Sorry, that's all there really is
> to it.
> Any ideas?
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