Streptocarpus 'Crystal Ice' (PBR) and ceramic pot cover

Streptocarpus in a ceramic gift pot

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  • Position: partial shade
  • Soil: fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil or fibre-based compost if grown indoors
  • Rate of growth: average
  • Flowering period: usually throughout the year
  • Hardiness: tender (will need to be over-wintered indoors, or in a shaded greenhouse)

    Grown for their showy flowers, which come in a wide range of colours, these tender perennials make superb houseplants. They will flower from mid-spring to mid-autumn and tend to bloom more prolifically when slightly pot-bound. Mainly originating from woodland, rocky slopes and grassland in southern Africa, they require a frost-free position with filtered sun. Water regularly during the growing season, allowing the compost to get a little dry in-between, during this time they should also be fed with a high potash fertiliser. Overwinter in a shaded greenhouse, or indoors on an south or west-facing windowsill, watering less often. Repot each spring into a slightly larger, shallow pot filled with fibre based compost. They can also be used as summer bedding, grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist but well-drained soil in partial shade.

    This Streptocarpus in a lovely white ceramic pot (11cm dia) makes an ideal gift.

  • Streptocarpus Crystal Ice:The first ever continuously flowering streptocarpus. This is a very floriferous variety with medium sized small white flowers. The lower three lobes are covered with fine deep blue veins. The leaves are narrow lance shaped and form a very attractive rosette, making Crystal Ice an exceptionally beautiful plant. The height of a mature plant will be up to 30cms in height (12").

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Great house plant

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Very pretty colour. Arrived in a healthy state and has thrived.

Millie Sea

Edinburgh

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Streptocarpus

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It looks great and does not need much attention. However the leeks seem to droop.

Zucchi

London

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If I buy a Steptocarpus in December will it be in flower?

RL

These plants generally tend to be sent out in flower - whatever time of the year you purchase them.

Helen

Which house plant where?

Which house plant where?

Which house plants you choose should depend on the environment you intend to keep them in, the space available, how much time you can spend preening them as well as your personal preference. For me, foliage house plants are the ticket, because they provid

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