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Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly'

Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly'

Partial Shade
Moderate care
Moderate watering
Tender

11b

USDA zone

7°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

50cm

Max

50cm

10cm

Min

10cm

2 years to reach maturity

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

This plant has no fragrance

Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly' Overview

Plants in the genus Streptocarpus are normally annuals or perennials, although tender to frost. The leaves are usually wrinkled, hairy and lance-shaped to rounded. The flowers are arranged in clusters of tubular or trumpet-shaped blooms, with five spreading lobes. These tend to flower throughout the year. This cultivar has stunning flowers coloured white.

Common problems with Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly'

Glasshouse leafhoppers, mealybugs, thrips, tarsonemid mites and vine weevil larvae

How to propagate Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly'

Cuttings

Seed

Special features of Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly'

Attractive flowers

Attractive leaves

Other uses of Streptocarpus 'White Butterfly'

Grown as a houseplant, or a summer bedding plant in the UK.

Houseplant

Summer bedding