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Sinningia sellovii

Sinningia sellovii
Just planted
hardy red gloxinia
Common name hardy red gloxinia
Family gesneriaceae
Life cycle perennial (Z7b-10)
Flowers pink to red (spring-summer)
Size 4'
Light sun-part shade

Gesneriad (African violet relative) from South America that is hardy in southern US gardens. Its apple-green foliage manages to look both shiny and crinkly at the same time. Dusky pink to coral-red flowers start in May, and are attractive to hummingbirds.

In our garden, this plant grows in the following area: foundation border

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