- Name -Sinningia Speciosa
- Height- 6 to12 Inches
- Soil- Well-draining
- Blooming- May-October
If you're looking for a plant that will add a splash of color to your home, look no further than the Gloxinia plant. This beautiful plant is native to Brazil and is related to the African violet. Gloxinias come in a variety of colors including pink, purple, red, and white. They are known for their large, showy flowers that resemble roses or orchids.They grow 6 to 12 Inches in height and produce large bell-shaped,tubular flowers.
Care Tips for Sinningia Speciosa
- Glinoxia plants are easy to care for and they will reward you with a long flowering period.
- Keep Gloxinia plants well-watered. But be careful not to over-water them.
- Indoor gloxinia plants need bright light and should be placed near windows that receive direct sunlight.
- Fertilize your Gloxinia plants every two weeks with a general plant fertilizer.
How to Care for a Gloxinia Plant in Soil
Gloxinias grow best in soil that is rich in organic matter and well-drained. They prefer a slightly acidic soil with a pH of 6.0 to 6.5. When planting, be sure to plant the bulbs with the pointed end up. They will need to be watered regularly
Gloxinia plants are often grown as houseplants, but they also make a beautiful addition to a window sill in bright light. These plants need bright light to grow and thrive. If you do not have bright light, you may need to move your gloxinia to a brighter location
Water gloxinias often enough to keep the soil moist. If the leaves get wet, they will develop brown spots, so apply water directly to the soil under the leaves.
Gloxinias are moderate feeders and a balanced fertilizer such as a 15-15-15 is recommended .