Achimenes longiflora

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 Achimenes longiflora subsp. var.  
Habit: herbaceous
Height: to
Width: to
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Height: 20 in to 24 in
Width: 12 in to 20 in
Bloom: early summer, mid summer, late summer, early fall, mid fall, late fall
Exposure: part-sun
Features: flowers
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USDA Zones: 10 to 12
Sunset Zones:
Flower features: red, blue, purple, pink, white
Gesneriaceae > Achimenes longiflora var. ,

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Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture

Achimenes longiflora, DC. (A. Jaureguia, Warscz.). Rhizomes root-like and filiform, producing pear-shaped tubers at their ends: st. 1-2 ft., hairy: lvs. opposite or 3-4-whorled, ovate-oblong, serrate, hairy, paler and sometimes tinted beneath: fls. solitary, the corolla salver-shaped, with a long and graceful tube; the limb very large and widely spreading, violet-blue and whitish beneath, the lowest segm. sometimes divided. Guatemala. —A popular blue type. Var. alba maxima, Hort. Fls. large, white. CH

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