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Gloxinia

Sinningia 'Switzerland'

Also known as

Florist's gloxinia

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Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

H1c

RHS hardiness

5°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

30cm

Max

50cm

15cm

Min

30cm

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

Gloxinia Overview

A perennial which produces rosettes of ovate, dark green leaves. Solitary, upright, trumpet-shaped, bright red flowers with white margins, are borne in mid summer.

How to propagate Gloxinia

Cuttings

You can propagate by seed or in spring or late spring or summer by stem cuttings or dividing tubers into sections, each with a young shoot.

Division

Seed

Tubers

Other uses of Gloxinia

Has showy flowers.

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