Cape Primrose

General Information
Common Name CapePrimrose
Family Gesneriaceae
Genus Streptocarpus
Species spp.
Origin Madagascar, Africa,Asia
Category Flowering Pot Plant
Common Uses Color Or Accent

Plant in Photo
Container Size 06 in
Plant Height (photo) 10-12 in
Width 12-15 in
Form Multi

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General Description
Leaf Color Dark Green
Texture Coarse
Flower Color Many Colors
General Heights Short

Container Sizes 04 in-10 in
Heights 10 in-18 in
Common or Rare Common
Forms Single, Multi

Care Basics
Water Use Medium
Humidity Requirements Medium
Light Level High Light Required

Temperatures, Light and Air
Minimum Temperatures 50 F
Optimum Temperature 65 F
Minimum Light 200 Foot Candles
Optimum Light 400 Foot Candles
NASA Clean Air Study

Pests and Other Problems
Most Common Insect Problem
Most Common Disease Problem
Special Requirements or Needs Likes cool temperatures