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A picture of a Exacum

Exacum

Exacum spp.

Flower-010 by Danny S. (CC BY-SA 3.0)

Full Sun
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

20cm

Max

10cm

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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A photo of Exacum
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Exacum Overview

Consists of approximately 70 annual, biennial and perennial plants which are grown for their profuse, scented flowers. Blooms are saucer-shaped and typically purple or blue, with some white and pink colours observed. Species from this genus make nice container plants and are often kept as houseplants.

Common problems with Exacum

How to propagate Exacum

Seed

You can propagate by seeds which are sown in early spring for flowering the same year or in late summer for flowering the following year.

Other uses of Exacum

Grown for their profusion of flowers that are excellent as indoor pot plants.

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