Achimenes erecta


Quick Characteristics:

Flower Colors: red, orange
Life form: rhizome
Climate: summer rain climate
 

Achimenes erecta is a widespread species native from Mexico, south to Ecuador, and the Caribbean. The flowers are bright red. Follow standard Achimenes cultivation techniques for growing species.

The photo below was taken by Nhu Nguyen.

Achimenes erecta scaly rhizomes, Nhu Nguyen

Achimenes erecta 'Tiny Red' is a diminutive form of the species. The photos below were taken by Nhu Nguyen.

Achimenes erecta 'Tiny Red', Nhu NguyenAchimenes erecta 'Tiny Red', Nhu NguyenAchimenes erecta 'Tiny Red', Nhu NguyenAchimenes erecta 'Tiny Red', Nhu Nguyen

Achimenes erecta 'Tiny Red' is a dwarf form of this species. Everything about the plant is smaller than the actual species. Follow standard Achimenes cultivation techniques for growing 'Tiny Red'.


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