Root of the Achimene
In order to grow achimenes they have to be started and grown in stove heat until they flower. Roots should be started in February until the end of April. When the shoots are about two inches high then the root can be transplanted to the pots where they will be grown.
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Nicholson, George The Illustrated Dictionary of Gardening, Div. VI (London, England: L. Upcott Gill, 1884)