Creeping Inchplant is a small creeping succulent plant belonging to the Commelinaceae family and native to the tropical climate of South and Central America. The plant is unpretentious in care and perfectly complements the decorative elements of the garden and the house, as it is non-toxic and looks good. It is worth noting that more than 20 species of this plant differ little from each other, but this does not prevent them from being popular among collectors who want to collect them all.
Callisia repens is easily identified by its waxy bright green, pink, or cream leaves that are oval with pink or purple stripes and can grow up to 4 cm (1.6 in) long. The leaves are located along the fleshy stem, are close to each other, and have a burgundy shade from below.
The white flowers are odorless, borne in clusters, usually up to 0.2 cm (0.1 in) in diameter, and bloom in late spring and early summer. As for the seeds, they are found in small fruits that look like capsules and have a dark color.