poor man's orchid


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Noun1.poor man's orchid - any plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowerspoor man's orchid - any plant of the genus Schizanthus having finely divided leaves and showy variegated flowers
flower - a plant cultivated for its blooms or blossoms
genus Schizanthus - Chilean herbs with orchid-like flowers
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The patio is packed with those they've collected over the years - yuccas, fuchsia, clematis, lobelia, sedum, alchemilla, schizostylis, montbretia and pyracantha - as well as cheerful annuals like nasturtium, impatiens, annual dianthus, double petunias, the Poor Man's Orchid (Schizanthus) and godetia.
Schizanthus, or Poor man's Orchid, produce replica mini orchids in various colours during July and August.
I have also been sowing some annuals that we will grow indoors - such as Schizanthus, known as poor man's orchids, will make colourful pot plants with ferny leaves to decorate the greenhouses in summer.