How to grow Schizanthus pinnatus

Schizanthus pinnatus growing herbaceous of the genus Schizanthus also known as Butterfly flower or fringeflower, Schizanthus pinnatus annual plant, used as ornamental plant and as cut flower, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate or tropic climate and growing in hardiness zone 2+.

Leaves color green in pinnate shape.

Schizanthus pinnatus flower

Flower color purple, white, pink, yellow, red and more than one color, the flowers have in the middle pattern of dots mostly with yellow in the middle, and flowers in butterfly shape.

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Requirements for Schizanthus pinnatus growing and care:

Rich soil

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

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:

Planting season:
Winter to spring

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All season

How to prune:
Dead parts

Size of the plant:
20-50 cm, 8-20 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?
Winter / Spring / Summer

General information about the flower:
Butterfly flowers in multicolor with the colors: purple, white, pink, yellow, red

Scientific name:

Schizanthus pinnatus

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