Sinningia speciosa

Botanical Name: Sinningia speciosa

Phonetic: sih-NIN-jee-uh spee-see-OH-suh

Common Name(s): Gloxinia

Family: Gesneriaceae
Origin: Brazil
Plant Type: Bulb
Persistence: Evergreen

Leaf Type: Simple
Number of Leaflets:
Leaf Color: Dark green
Fall Color: –
Texture: Medium
Density: Medium
Bloom Season: Seasonal bloomer
Flower Color(s): Lavender, purple, red, white

Exposure: Part shade to full shade
USDA: 11-12
Climate Zone(s): 
Growth Rate:               
Height: 0.50-1.00 Feet
Spread: 0.50-1.00 Feet
Hydrozone: Medium
Pest/Diseases: Crown rot and/or gray mold when watered overhead
Soil: Peaty, well-draining potting soil

Features: Same family as African violets, large trumpet-shaped flowers
Use: Potted houseplant

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