Needs full light and peaty, well-drained soil with few phosphates and nitrates. Water plants in containers moderately, during the growing season and sparingly at other times. After flowering, shorten over-long stems. Propagate by seed in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in summer. Most species are difficult to grow under glass. Good ventilation is essential.
Seed in spring or by semi-ripe cuttings in summer.
Pests, diseases or disorders
Most species are not easy to grow under glass; good ventilation is essential.