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Achimenes 'Blue Sparks'

hot water plant

Eventual height & spread

Achimenes 'Blue Sparks'

hot water plant

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  • 10 bulbs
  • £5.99
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  • Position: partially shaded windowsill
  • Soil: moist to dry soil
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: July to October
  • Hardiness: frost tender (will need winter protection)



  • Home care: Achimenes bulbs should be grown in pots under glass or a bright windowsill in early spring. Plant them in compost 2cm deep and 10-15cm apart. Keep the plants warm (about 10-20°C) and keep soil moist. Feed weekly with a high potash fertiliser during the growing season. After flowering let them dry out and keep the bulbs dark, dry and frost-free throughout the winter months.
  • CAUTION do not eat ornamental bulbs