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Achimenes, Eucodonia, xAchicodonia,
xAchimenantha, and xSmithicodonia

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Rhizomes are shipped February through mid-April.

Important: Some varieties are always in short supply. If we are out of any, we will substitute equally good varieties of similar color and type, unless alternate choices have been selected. As the list is very long, be sure to jot down the names of some alternates. You can enter them on the substitutes page, which will open after you choose your primary selections.

Each variety chosen contains 5 rhizomes. These packets are priced at $12.95 each.

Shipping and handling is $10.00 plus $1.00 for each rhizome packet or plant ordered. Rhizomes can be combined with plants to help offset shipping costs.

Ordering Instructions: Click on the checkboxes of ALL the varieties you wish to order. If you decide to start over there is a clear button at the end of the list. Then click the "Add to Basket" button.

The page will reopen on the "Alternate Choices" page. Enter any substitutions that you have jotted down. These selections will display on the "Basket" page without any prices. If you wish, you can leave the "Alternate Choices" page blank and we will be happy to choose for you.

Be sure to check the shopping "Basket" to make sure your order is correct.

Each variety is $ 12.95 (5 rhizomes)
Achimenes Rhizomes

Code: RHZ5


  'Bernice' (Lane) - Large pinkish-purple flowers with fuchsia colored mid-veins on the petals. Erect stems.
  'Cascade Evening Glow' (Michelssen) - Large bright salmon-pink, trailing.
  'Claret' - Large dark purple-violet flowers with brown spotted yellow throat. Erect form.
  'Coral Cameo' - Dark foliage with small coral-red flower, dark spotted throat.
  'Dale Martens' (Saliba) - Dark pink single or semi-double flowers with darker dots and splashes in yellow eye.
  'Dot' - Small light pink flowers with deep rose-pink netted eye. Trailing with a huge cascade of blooms. The name does not do it justice.
   dulcis - Species with medium-sized bell-shaped white flowers with a yellow throat. Native to Mexico.
  'Electra' (Lane) - Medium-sized blue-purple flowers with contrasting dark purple freckles in the yellow eye. Bronze foliage with burgundy reverse.
  'Habanera' (Michelssen) - Large bright orange-red, brown spotting on small yellow center spot. Erect, compact plant.
  'Jewel Pink' (Lyon) - Trailing with free flowering bright pink flowers.
  'Jubilee Gem' - Rosy purple, vigorous, upright.
  'Mauve Delight' - Large pale lavender blooms with yellow spot at bottom of throat. Green leaves, burgundy reverse. Fine for baskets.
  'Paul Arnold' (Van Tubergen) - Large violet-purple blooms, upright.
  'Platinum' (Lane) - Large white with pale blue edges, trailing.
  'Purple Queen' - Large rosy purple flowers with a white spot in the center with dots and dashes. Green leaves, erect.
  'Rosy Doll' - Large bright pink, dark eye, compact.
  'Rumpelstilzschen' (Michelssen) - Bright pink flowers, compact.
  'Sauline' (Saliba) - Medium-sized yellow flowers sport a fuzzy wide pink border. The lobes are ruffled and finely toothed. Medium green leaves on upright plant.
  'Snoweetta' (Saliba) - A mini plant with thumb-sized abundant white blossoms with a narrow purple rim. Center with a bright yellow spot dappled with dark brown spots and dashes. Excels in direct morning sun.
  'Tango' - Large rosy pink with small yellow spot in center. Dark green leaves, burgundy reverse. Erect.
  'Tarantella' (Michelssen) - Large salmon-pink. Compact, dark leaves.
  'Tetra Altrote Charm' - Large coral-red flowers with a yellow spot in the center that is dotted with brown.
  'Tetra Meissner Porzellan' (Michelssen) - Large light pink flowers like porcelain, patch of yellow at center, green leaves, pinkish underneath, compact.
  'Vivid' - Mid-sized bright magenta flowers, with yellow spot and brown specks at the throat. Green leaves. Trailing.

Interspecific and Intergeneric Hybrids:

  xAchimenantha 'Pisces' (Mossip) - Large deep purple flowers with yellow spot and reddish-brown specks at the throat. Dark green leaves, sturdy, upright plant.

Quantity in Basket: None

Family: Gesneriaceae

After clicking the "Add to Basket" button, you will be taken to the "Alternate Choices" screen, where you may list substitutions if you wish.

Keyed Cultural Guide: The following symbols are listed with many product descriptions. If so, they indicate special characteristics or growing requirements. Also, see "Cultural Information".
(B) Hanging
(D) Dwarf
under 12"
(F) Flourescent lights for
indoor light culture
(H) Humid
(M) Miniature
under 6"
(T) Terrarium
(W) Winter

Key to USDA Hardiness Zones