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Common Name: Hardy GloxiniaPlant Family: Gesneriaceae Plant Type: Tender Perennial
A tuberous plant from South America producing sweetly scented flowers in summer. Best grown in a container, leaving the tubers to become congested seems to improve flowering, as does a cool, frost-free winter rest. Can be grown outdoors with a good mulch, such as a pile of leaves.
POT SIZE/QUANTITY: 9 cmSeason of Interest: Spring to autumnSun or Shade: Sun to Part ShadeHeight: low (up to 3 feet)Minimum temperature: Hardy to minus 5 deg. CPosition/Situation: Sheltered, frost-free gardensPlanting Style: sub tropical bed outScent: Scented FlowersSuggested Use: Growing in PotsFlower Colour: WhiteSoil Type: Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive
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