Achimenes species are known by many common names such as Magic Flowers, Widow’s Tears, Cupid’s Bowers, and Hot Water Plants.
Achimenes are related to the familiar Victorian favorites, African violets, and this variety exhibits similar coloring as some of these gems
The pretty and charming Achimenes peach blossom is a periwinkle rose pink flower perfect for containers or hanging baskets.
Achimenes are very attractive pot plants, free flowering and are relatively easy to grow. The Achimenes peach blossom has rose pink flowers with frilly edges.
Artificial lighting can be used when natural light is not available. When planting, use a humus-rich soil such as African violet mix and choose a site that is in an area of bright but indirect lighting. Avoid direct sunlight.