Hardy Gloxinia (Seemannia sylvatica)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun to Partial Shade
Partial or Dappled Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Soil pH Preferences: Neutral (6.6 – 7.3)
Minimum cold hardiness: Zone 10a -1.1 °C (30 °F) to +1.7 °C (35 °F)
Maximum recommended zone: Zone 11
Plant Height: 12 to 36 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 24 inches
Leaves: Other: Soft, pubescent
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Orange
Red
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late winter and early spring
Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Late fall or early winter
Underground structures: Rhizome
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Hummingbirds
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Cuttings: Leaf
Other: Division of scaly rhizomes which can be broken into pieces and planted.
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

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