March 25, 2011

resuscitating Drymonia serrulata

A couple of months ago, I found this in a tray of winter-dormant plants:

ever hopeful

Dead?  Not quite.  See that bit of leaf in the lower left? I found a few of those, so I tucked them (with about an inch of stem) on a bed where I was rooting Episcia stolons.  After a few weeks, they looked like they were growing so I pulled them up, trimmed off dead material, and potted them up. A few weeks later:

Drymonia serrulata 'bronze'

Hopefully this time around I won't almost-kill them again.