Achimenes longiflora
CUPID'S BOWER, HOT WATER PLANT
Gesneriaceae

 
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Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

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Flowers: blue, mauve, white or pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn

Leaves: mid green; red underneath
 
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Achimenes longiflora
CUPID'S BOWER, HOT WATER PLANT
Gesneriaceae

 

  Plant type: herbaceous rhizomatous soft-wooded perennial

Hardiness zones: 10-13

Sunlight: warm low sun to dappled light

Soil Moisture: dry between watering to constantly moist

Soil: enriched soil, mildly acidic to mildly alkaline
0.3m
Plant habit
 
0.5m

FEATURES

Flowers: blue, mauve, white or pink

Flowering Time: early summer to late autumn

Leaves: mid green; red underneath


DESIGN

Garden Styles: suits tropical & cottage designs

Uses: pot, window box, hanging basket, groundcovers, indoors

Growth rate: average

Maintenance Level: average

Skill Level: average






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