Geogenanthus Ciliatus

What To Expect

You will receive a healthy plant that meets our strict quality standards in a nursery pot size of your choosing. No two plants are alike, and yours will have its own unique shape, size and personality; expect this natural variation from the photos. We offer a plant health guarantee on all of our plants! Please see our Shipping Policy and Refund Policy for more information. We also include shipping heat packs at no charge as needed during cold weather. Still have questions? Check out our FAQ or Contact Us!


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Ed's Plant Profile

  • Botanical Name: Geogenanthus Ciliatus 
  • Pronunciation: jee-oh-je-NAN-thus sil-ee-ATE-us
  • Common Name(s): Geo
  • Family: Commelinaceae
  • Native Range: Ecuador, Peru

Ed's Care Guide

  • Care Level: Intermediate
  • Light: Prefers medium to low light conditions. Also does well in artificial (fluorescent) lighting 
  • Water: Do not allow soil to dry between waterings, check every few days to keep soil evenly moist 
  • Humidity: Moderate to high humidity
  • Temperature: 60-70F. Avoid cold drafts.
  • Pruning: Prune as needed to remove brown or dead leaves.
  • Feeding:  Fertilize with diluted liquid fertilizer during spring and summer.
  • Propagation: Root division, stem cuttings
  • Growth: Upright
  • Common Pests: Look out for spider mites, mealy bugs &scale
  • Toxicity: nontoxic