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Schizanthus lacteus
English Name:Butterfly Flower / Poor Man`s Orchid
Good ornamental value (A)
Height: 50 cm.
USDA Hardiness Zone 10 and 11. The plant does not tolerate freezing. Coastal fog/camanchaca: The plants obtain water mainly from condensation. Extremely dry areas with very rare rainfall. The dry season lasts 8 - 12 months and in some years it is possible to have no rainfall at all. Rainfall less than 100 mm/year. Some shadow. Some protection against direct sunlight, some shadow from vegetation, filtering about 20 - 40 % of light. Exposed, but with protection from direct sun through coastal fog (camanchaca).
Annual White, 5 petals White, without information on the number of petals
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These seeds are generally restocked in: November

Seeds packet:

packetUS$ 12This item/quantity is temporarily out of stock.
One packet contains at least 20 seeds.

This Schiznathus is really a very rare species which grows in a limited area in Chile. It has wonderful flowers, and is relatively small.
This species needs dry climate, and