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Sinningia tubiflora

Common Name: Hardy Gloxinia
Plant 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.

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POT SIZE/QUANTITY:  9 cm
Season of Interest:  Spring to autumn
Sun or Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Height:  low (up to 3 feet)
Minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C
Position/Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Planting Style:  sub tropical bed out
Scent:  Scented Flowers
Suggested Use:  Growing in Pots
Flower Colour:  White
Soil Type:  Normal, well-drained but moisture retentive

Availability:  

6 in stock  

6 in stock

Price:  £5.20
List Price:  £6.50
Saving Of:  £1.30 (20%)
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20% off exotics, half hardy and succulents!


Mainland UK  £8.50 -£10 Local delivery Postcodes IP1 through to IP8 & CO10 (minimum order value £35) FREE
Seeds & cuttings only  £2 Collect from our Nursery (Elmsett, Suffolk, IP7 6LZ) FREE
Scottish Highlands & offshore Islands From £10 We only send plants & seeds to UK locations (excl. Northern Ireland) Sorry we cannot ship to any other Country due to British Plant Health regulations on the export of plants post Brexit. There are no exceptions unfortunately  

 

See our delivery information page for details

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)  or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx. 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm (approx. 0.5 litre)
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Quantity or Pot size" on plant information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall.