Broad mid-green leaves with intricate scalloped edges provide a contrasting bed of foliage for these cup-shaped red blooms with white margins. While already looking highly unusual, their individuality is enhanced by the fact that their petals andleaves feel like velvet. We recommend planting in pots for the patio, however the Gloxinia is so easy to grow that it is happy enough sat on the windowsill or in the conservatory. Top size 5cm+ tubers supplied. Flowers July to September. Height 50cm.
|Mature Height||50 cm|
|Mature Spread||40 cm|
|Annual Growth||50 cm|
|Planting||Plant each tuber in a 12-15cm pot.|
|Soil Type||Fertile, well drained garden soil.|
Planting & Growing Instructions
Plant in Spring, in fertile/well drained garden soil. If potting up, you should use a balanced potting compost (such as John Innes No.2).Water freely during the growing season, so as not to let the soil fry out.Red with a white edge. A superb conservatory/windowsill pot plant. Pot each large 5cm+ tuber in a 12-15cm pot. Very easy to succeed with.