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Sinningia

Gloxinia spp.

Partial Shade
Moderate watering
Tender

12b

USDA zone

13°C

Minimum temperature

Expected size

Height
Spread

Max

Min

Flowering

  • spring
  • summer
  • autumn
  • winter

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Sinningia Overview

Small genus with less than 5 rhizomatous perennial species from tropical climates in the Andes of South America. Deep bell-shaped flowers with hairy outer surfaces are richly coloured in vibrant shades of pink, red and purple, often mixed with white patterning. Species from this genus are cultivated as both garden plants and occasionally as houseplants.

Common problems with Sinningia

How to propagate Sinningia

Division

You can propagate by division or seeds in the spring.

Seed

Cuttings

Stem or leaf cuttings in the summer.