Schizanthus 'Dr Badger'

A beautiful and delicate plant with dainty, fern-like foliage and butterfly-like flowers in summer. More
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Schizanthus 'Dr Badger'

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A beautiful and delicate plant with dainty, fern-like foliage and butterfly-like flowers in summer.

Genus Schizanthus
Variety Dr Badger
Type Half-Hardy Annual
Common Name Butterfly Flower, Poor Man's Orchid
Border Position Front
Soil Type Acid, Chalky, Sandy, Alkaline, Clay, Neutral
Site Full Sun, Shelter
Moisture Moist but Well-drained, Moist
Height 45cm (18in)
Spacing 30cm (12in)
Sowing, Seeds, Planting Sow March-April under cover and plant out after last frosts in a very sheltered spot, or sow direct in May. Also sow in August for flowers in a greenhouse or conservatory the following spring.
Flowering Flowers 12 weeks from spring sowing
Vase Life 7 days. Sear stem ends in boiling water for 20 seconds.
Harvesting Flower production: 3 months.
Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
  • Sow Under Cover/Plant Indoors
  • Direct Sow/Plant Outdoors
  • Flowers/Harvest

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