Long flowering season
Vibrant, exotic blooms
Low maintenance and shade-tolerant
Height Up to 20cm (8in)
Spread Up to 20cm (8in)
sun or semi shadedappled shade
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Streptocarpus ‘Ds-Horus’ is a very distinctive variety with huge (up to 9cm!), frilly-edged pastel blooms that on the reverse side are shell pink, and on the front side are initially creamy yellow, fading to creamy white, edged with pale lilac and streaked with rich cerise from the throat. Each flower is a work of art! Streptocarpus make great houseplants, with clusters of exotic-looking blooms produced for at least nine months of the year in an endless array of vibrant shades and colour combinations, rising above thick, wrinkled, furry green leaves. Height: 20cm (8in). Spread: 20cm (8in).
3 streptocarpus jumbo plug plants (KC8748)
March to September
Place your Streptocarpus in a bright spot but not in prolonged direct sunlight – an east or west-facing windowsill is perfect. Water regularly as the compost begins to dry out but avoid letting the plant sit in water. Feed fortnightly with a high-potash feed (diluted to half strength) to maximise flowering. Cut back spent flower stalks to the base to encourage more to form. As the plant grows, repot as necessary in spring into a slightly larger pot.
October to February
Move to a south facing windowsill if possible. Only water when the compost dries out and don’t feed. Remove any dead leaves and debris to minimise the chance of pests and diseases.
Seeds and garden supplies will normally be delivered within the time period stated against each product as detailed above. Plants, bulbs, corms, tubers, shrubs, trees, potatoes, etc. are delivered at the appropriate time for planting or potting on. Delivery times will be stated on the product page above, or in your order acknowledgement page and email.
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Orders which include any other products will incur a delivery charge of £6.99.
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Thompson & Morgan strives to ensure that all its plants are delivered to you in the perfect condition for planting. Sadly, the time it takes to deliver to certain locations in the UK means that we can't guarantee this, so regretfully we are unable to ship live plants to the following areas: HS, IV41-IV49, IV51, IV55-56, KW15-KW17, PA34, PA41-48, PA60-PA78, PA80, PH40-PH44, TR21-TR24, ZE1-ZE3