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SCHIZANTHUS Dr. Badgers Mix

Schizanthus x wisetonensis

Stock: Available

Other names: Poor man’s orchid

Family: Solanaceae

Characteristics: Perennial 25-30 cm

Seeds per packet: Approx150

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This is an old tried and tested variety, a splendid strain that produces handsome plants bearing for a couple of months or more in summer magnificent spikes of large flowers like small orchids in just about every imaginable colour combination.

Prefers a rich moist well-drained soil in cool sunny position.

TropicalAutumn to Early Winter. 
Temperate: Mid-Spring, Summer and Autumn.
Cool climate: Late-Spring to Late summer.

Sow: 3mm deep
Sow direct or in trays. If sowing in trays transplant when large enough to handle avoiding excessive root disturbance.
Plant in a well-drained soil in a sunny position.
Plant space: 30cm
Germination: 14-21 days

Prefers a rich moist well-drained soil in cool sunny position.

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