Cape Primrose (Streptocarpus 'Renia') in the Cape Primroses Database

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Slightly acid (6.1 – 6.5)
Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Plant Height: 6 to 12 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Leaves: Evergreen
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Other: Pink with yellow inner petals and darker pink marks
Bloom Size: 3"-4"
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Uses: Cut Flower
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 70-75 degrees F
Depth to plant seed: Sow thinly on top of potting medium, cover container with clear cling wrap to produce required humidity for germination. Keep container in very bright, indirect light.
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Leaf
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Needs excellent drainage in pots


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Location: Puyallup,WashingtonDate: 2013-05-16Renia
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Streptocarpus Houseplant "Renia" by Strepski Apr 8, 2017 2:15 PM 2

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