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Achimenes 'Rio Rita'

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Family: Gesneriaceae (ges-ner-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Achimenes (a-KIM-ih-neez) (Info)
Cultivar: Rio Rita

Category:

Tropicals and Tender Perennials

Vines and Climbers

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

Spacing:

Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:

Light Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Red

Scarlet (Dark Red)

Red-Orange

Bloom Time:

Unknown - Tell us

Foliage:

Silver/Gray

Blue-Green

Velvet/Fuzzy-Textured

Veined

Other details:

This plant is suitable for growing indoors

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:

Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

By dividing rhizomes, tubers, corms or bulbs (including offsets)

From leaf cuttings

Seed Collecting:

Unknown - Tell us

Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Gulf Breeze, Florida

Clemmons, North Carolina

Gardeners' Notes:

No details have been posted.