Canterbury Bells

Gloxinia perennis

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Gesneriaceae - Gloxinia perennis. by Hectonichus (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Gesneriaceae - Gloxinia perennis. by Hectonichus (CC BY-SA 3.0)
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Rhizomatous, herbaceous perennial species in the Gesneriaceae family. Also known as Canterbury bells, this species is easily confused with plants in the genus Campanula, which have similar purple, funnel-shaped flowers. The flowers are produced on raceme structures and smell like mint.

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Special features

Attractive flowers

Personality

Family

Gesneriaceae

Flower colour

Purple

Scent

Mild