Sinningia 'Deep Purple Dreaming'

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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
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 24 inches
Plant Spread: 12 to 18 inches
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Purple
Other: Pendant, resupinate, deep purple with spotted throat
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Summer
Underground structures: Tuber
Suitable Locations: Houseplant
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Cuttings: Stem
Containers: Needs excellent drainage in pots
Miscellaneous: Goes Dormant

specimen exhibited in the "Horticourt" area

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August 3, 2011

The plants of this group are among the best houseplants for a constant stream of blooms and ease of growth. Do you grow Gesneriads? If so, please share your photos and experiences in the comments section after the article.

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