Crinkle pilea or elephant ear plants may not be as well-known as some of the other plants you see in a garden, but that doesnt mean theyre not worth your attention. These plants are popular for their unusual and beautiful leaves and flowers. Heres why crinkle pilea plants are so popular: 1. Their unusual leaves. Most elephant ear plants have triangular leaves that are crinkled or folded up along the edges. This makes the plant look like it has wrinkles or folds of skin on its leaves, which is why these plants are also known as crinkle pileas.2. Their flowers. The flowers of a crinkle pilea plant are very different than those of other types of plants. Theyre actually shaped like an elephants ears, with long petals that curl inward. This makes the flowers look very pretty and unique, and people often love to see them in gardens.If youre interested in growing a crinkle pilea plant in your garden, be sure to give these plants a try. Theyre sure to add some unique beauty to your landscape, and theyll likely be loved by both you and your visitors alike!
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Crinkle Pilea is a genus of flowering plants in the morning glory family, Convolvulaceae. There are currently only two described species, both found in the Amazon rainforest: Crinkle Pilea volubilis and Crinkle Pilea tenuifolia.In the past, botanists have debated whether these two species should be considered separate species or just variations of a single species. However, thanks to recent advances in genetic sequencing technology, researchers from Brazil’s Federal University of Espírito Santo have been able to confirm that these two taxa are indeed unique and deserve their own genus. The new genus is named after English botanist John Lindley (1794-1865), who first described Crinkle Pilea in 1833.Given their location and restricted distribution, it is no wonder that these plants have remained relatively unknown until recently. But with continued exploration and research into their ecology and genetics, we can look forward to learning a lot more about this enigmatic group of plants in the future!
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- The Crinkle Pilea has a clumping growth habit, upright and narrow plants which need to be maintained in full sun, are not frost hardy, but most importantly tolerate dry conditions, due to its shrivelled leaves. Additionally, the genus is highly refugial and therefore conservation-friendly.
- The foliage of this plant is either pointed or round with it being curled as a nest before flowering. The flowers are small, no more than 5 mm in diameter and cream or pink in color with darker out lines around the edges of the flower tube which may serve as an easy way for these plants to attract pollinating animals.
- Great for groundcover garden border or under large shrubs!