Magic Flower
Achimenes longiflora
 

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 bright light but not direct sun
Temperature preference Prefers warm summer (average around 20 °C) and cold winter (average under 15 °C) climates.
pH range 6.5 - 7.0
Acidity preference loves neutral pH conditions
Toxicity not poisonous

Origin

Climate tropical rainforest

Photo

Names

Other common names Trumpet Achimenes, Hot Water Plant
Family Gesneriaceae

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