Delicate, trailing, miniature. Merely a few words to describe Dischidia geri, an attractive evergreen houseplant. It is a botanical treasure that has enchanted many plant lovers around the world.
Commonly known as Pebble Beach, Button Orchid, and Ant Plant, Dischidia geri is a perennial evergreen species of the Apocynaceae family. Native to the tropical rainforests of Southeast Asia, this trailing greenie is closely related to the Hoya plant and produces glossy, thick, and velvety-textured lance-shaped foliage. Pebble Beach plant has a trailing growing habit and can reach up to 6 feet (2 m) if not pruned. Despite being cultivated for its distinctive foliage, Button Orchid produces tiny, white, inconspicuous flowers in Spring or Summer.