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Stars Of India

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Stars Of India

Great for Planters
Achimenes is known commonly by several names, Orchid Pansy, Hot Water Plant, and of course, Star of India. First cultivated in the 1700s, Star of India was popular in Victorian England as a potted plant, and its charming blooms are still an excellent option for container gardening. You can show them off in hanging baskets. You can also use it to add color and life indoors, this variety is especially nice for indoor displays, because it prefers part to full shade. Outside the planter, they do well as a mid- to late-summer color pop in shady borders. Enjoy a mix of bright colors--pink, red, purple and blue look lovely overtop dark green foliage. Achimenes
  • Zone 3-11
  • Height 12 - 18 inches
  • Bloom Time Mid to late summer
  • Light Requirements Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Ship As NO. 1 BULBS
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  • Height: 12 - 18 inches
  • Ship As: NO. 1 BULBS
  • Lift In Fall: 3- 9
  • Spacing: 12 - 15 inches
  • Spread: 12 - 15 inches
  • Light Requirements: Partial Shade, Full Shade
  • Color: Mixed
  • Foliage Type: Dark green foliage is coarsely toothed
  • Bloom Time: Mid to late summer
  • Flower Form: 5 petals in round flower form
  • Planting Instructions: 1-1.5" deep and 3-4" apart
  • Soil Requirements: Well drained
  • Growth Rate: Medium
  • Winter Care: Store in dry place and replant again in spring time
  • Additional Information: Be sure to keep cold water off blooms and foliage to prevent water spots from forming.
  • Unable to ship to: AE AK GU HI PR



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