Achimenes (Mixed bulbs)

SKU: MYBG-FLOW-BULB-ACMX
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Rs.295
Pack: 25

Genus

Achimenes

Water Requirement

Daily

Flower Color

Multicolor

Fragrance

Non Fragrant

Flowering Season

Spring

With Pots

No

Size

Small

Sunlight Requirement

Outdoor Shade,Outdoor Sun

Use

Balcony,Low Maintenance

Product Description

Achimenes are spectacular plants with bright, funnel-shaped flowers and velvety foliage that dazzle from summer to fall.

Cupid's bower

Family

Gesneriaceae

Origin

Mexico

Description

Achimenes are spectacular plants with bright, funnel-shaped flowers and velvety foliage that dazzle from summer to fall. The bulbs' are small, closed-scale, pinecone-like appearance. The foliage is bright to dark green and fuzzy. hey produce gorgeous blooms that gracefully drape down the side of containers. Flowers are funnel-shaped and come in a wide variety of colors including pink, blue, scarlet, white, lavender or purple.

Environment

Achimenes are related to African Violets and Gloxinia. They need rich, moist soil and shade. 

The bulbs should be planted in a wide and not deep pot. During the period of growth and flowering, Ahimenes needs regular and abundant watering.

Usually in winter, achimenez enters a period of rest & remains dormant.

Landscape Use

Flowers are similar to pansies or petunias and hang elegantly down the side of containers, making it an excellent choice for a hanging basket.

Caution

All parts of the plant are poisonous ...

Properly preparing the soil for bulb planting is essential! Good soil drainage is essential for planting bulbs. If your soil has a lot of clay content, consider adding a bit of coco peat. Consider your sunlight requirements based not he type of bulb you have chosen to go with. Some plants might be happy in a semi shade environment under a tree whereas someone might require full sunlight.

The general rule of thumb for planting spring bulbs is to plant two to three times as deep as the bulbs is tall. This means most large bulbs like tulips or daffodils will be planted about 8 inches deep while smaller bulbs will be planted 3-4 inches deep. Planting depth is measured from the bottom of the bulb.

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