Achimenes longiflora

Cupid's Bower, Hot Water Plant, Monkey Faced Pansy

Family: Gesneriaceae Gesneria

Type Perennial
USDA Hardiness range 10A - 11
Exposure Partial shade or partial sun
Bloom color Lavender, pink
Bloom time Mid Summer to Late Fall
Water needs Dry to moist
Landscape uses Container
Height 16" to 24" / 40cm to 60cm
Spread n/a
Growth rate Moderate
Persistence Deciduous
Leaf color Green
Fruit color n/a
Soil pH requirements Acidic, neutral
Soil type Loamy
Form Upright or erect
Attributes and features Attractive foilage, native to North America