swallows plantcare

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I bought a beautiful plant called swallows in Tampa. The leaves look like a butterfly and are triangular, green with striated red lines. Are you familiar with this plant? I am looking for care tips.
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The plant sounds like Christia obcordata, known under several common names including butterfly plant, butterfly stripe plant and swallowtail.

See this article for more information: http://okeechobee.ifas.ufl.edu/News%2...

Please contact (727) 582-2100 if you have additional questions.

Andy Wilson
Pinellas County Extension