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botanical name:
Streptocarpus 'Crystal Ice'
Streptocarpus 'Crystal Ice' © Deeproot Plant Base    view larger image
common name:  Cape Primrose
family:  Gesneriaceae
characteristics: perennial
height: 0.30m
width: 0.30m
growth rate: medium
growth habit:
leaf colour: green
flower colour: light blue
main season: All Year
aspect: part shade
conditions: moist soil
preferred soil pH: neutral
minimum temp: 10°C
USDA zone: 11 to 11
White flowers with violet-blue shading and veins on the lower lobes. Very free flowering, sometimes throughout the whole year. Rosettes of large crinkly green leaves. Excellent variety.

Well drained, fertile soil in bright part shade. Not frost hardy, normally grown indoors or under glass.

By leaf cuttings (commercial propagation covered by Plant Breeders' Rights)

House plant.

other notes:
Raised by Dibleys Nurseries, North Wales

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