Posted at February 7, 2011 in News by JHPS Gardens
House Plant
Minimum temp
Aspect in Winter
Can it be put outdoors?
Phalaenopsis orchids
16-19c (61-66F)
East or west facing windowsill (can cope with north facing)
No
Cypripedium orchids
1-6c (34-43F)
Cold frame or unheated glasshouse is ideal
Yes, after frosts in part shade
Cyclamen persicum
10-15c (50-59F)
Bright light but not direct sunlight
Yes, after danger of frost has passed, in a shady position
Cymbidium orchids
11-14c (52-57F)
Out of direct sunlight
Yes, June to end of September
Azalea (Rhododendron indicum hybrids)
7-10c (45-50F)
Good light but not direct sunlight
Yes, harden off and stand outdoors after frost; keep well watered
Olive (Olea europaea)
10c (50F) indoors
Cool position, maximum light
Yes, in milder areas
Poinsettia (Euphorbia pulcherrima)
15-18c (59-64F)
Maximum light, avoid draughts
Best grown on in a glasshouse to flower next season
Paper white narcissus
10c (50F)
Bright light, cool room to encourage foliage to green up, warmer conditions to flower
Yes, plant outdoors in spring; will take a few years to re-flower
Prepared hyacinths
10c (50F)
Bright light, cool room to encourage foliage to green up, warmer conditions to flower
Yes, plant outdoors in spring to flower in future years
Christmas cactus (Schlumbergera hybrids)
12-15c (54-59F)
Plenty of light, but away from direct sunlight
Yes, but only for2-3 months in summer, in semi-shade
Hippeastrum
15-18c (59-64F)
Sunny position
No
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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