This is a tropical plant grows hardy zone 10-12, but nights 50 & below take inside. they liked well drained soil, don't like wet feet or heavy soil. Likes monthly drink of compost tea or dilute fish emuliant likes 1/2 day sun don't cut off flower stalks are they will grow more flowers quicker. If you cut off the flower stalks it makes it hard for the plant. They like tight rooted pots.