Gibasis Geniculata (Tahitian Bridal Veil)

Scientific name: Gibasis geniculata
Common name(s): Tahitian bridal veil
Origin: Tropical America
Family: Commelinaceae
Light: High-medium
Watering: moderate moisture. Some surface drying is good, but don’t let soil completely dry out.

Fertilizing: all purpose mix every 2-3 months, a blossom booster can be used occasionally to induce blooming.

This beautiful, dainty trailing plant with purple-backed foliage is great as a hanging plant, used as a ground cover, or in a water garden. Besides having beautiful delicate foliage, it also bears tiny white flowers in profusion, especially in winter. It is fairly tough and very adaptable.

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