PlantsSchizanthus→Poor Man's Orchid (Schizanthus pinnatus)

General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Fruit: Showy
Flower Color: Pink
Purple
White
Bloom Size: 1"-2"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Uses: Suitable as Annual
Propagation: Seeds: Suitable for wintersowing
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Date: 2009-08-08
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Location: Lilburn Tower garden, NorthumberlandDate: 2019-06-16In a glasshouse
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Location: Lilburn Tower garden, NorthumberlandDate: 2012-06-03In a glasshouse
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Location: Lilburn Tower garden, NorthumberlandDate: 2019-06-16In a glasshouse
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Location: Lilburn Tower garden, NorthumberlandDate: 2012-06-03In a glasshouse
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: 2006-07-09
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Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.Date: Mid Summer
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Location: my garden Date: 2017-11-02
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Plant Events from our members
piksihk On February 9, 2018 Seeds sown
Ed Hume 2015 seeds in pot
piksihk On November 1, 2017 Seeds germinated
Wet paper towel -
piksihk On October 15, 2017 Seeds sown
Ed Hume seeds
piksihk On March 8, 2016 Seeds sown
piksihk On January 22, 2015 Obtained plant
ed hume seeds; just seeds
piksihk On May 31, 2014 Plant Ended (Removed, Died, Discarded, etc)
KelliW On February 29, 2020 Seeds germinated
sprouts in jug
KelliW On January 22, 2020 Seeds sown
wintersown outdoors in jug, zone 6b
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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Hardy annuals that bloom in spring and summer in Maryland zone 7b by idreos Apr 5, 2021 5:49 PM 10
Annuals 2017 by islander Oct 26, 2017 2:26 PM 41
Favorite Annuals? by vma4922 Jul 22, 2017 4:02 AM 125
Correctly Identify this annual and win 10 acorns by magnolialover Sep 7, 2015 11:51 AM 14
What has sprouted? by kqcrna May 16, 2010 6:32 PM 55
Let's See Your JUGS! by Joannabanana Sep 6, 2012 8:17 PM 203

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