Magic Flower
Achimenes
 

Care advice

Watering guidelines During summer the soil should be kept moist, while during winter it just should not dry up completely.
Fertilizer suggestions Use Flower fertilizer (e.g. N8-P12-K6).
Mist requirements Mist every 4 days
Light preferences Prefers half-shady light conditions
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.0 - 7.5
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate humid subtropical

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Names

Other common names Cupid's Bower
Family Gesneriaceae
Other scientific names Amalophyllon

Characteristics

Growth form herb
Hardiness USDA 10 (plant tolerates a minimum temperature of -1°C)
Flowering true
Flower color
  • indigo
  • pink
  • purple
  • red-purple
  • violet
  • white
Leaf color
  • green