How to grow Achimenes

Achimenes growing herbaceous rhizome of the genus Achimenes also known as Magic flowers or Orchid Pansy, Achimenes perennial evergreen plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in tropic, subtropical or mediterranean or temperate climate and growing in hardiness zone 8+.

Leaves color green light to dark, in oval to elliptic shape, margin can be serrated.

Achimenes flower

Flower color can be: purple, red, pink, orange, white or mix in trumpet shape.

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Requirements for Orchid Pansy growing and care:

Moist soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to graft or use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Spring / Summer / Autumn

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
Autumn / Winter

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant?
30-45cm, 12-18 inches.

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Full Sun / Half Shade

Is it possible to grow as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Trumpet shape in colors purple, red, pink, orange, white or mix

Scientific name:


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