Incarvillea mairei var. grandiflora
Incarvillea mairei var. grandiflora

Incarvillea mairei var. grandiflora

Dwarf Hardy Gloxinia

Bignoniaceae

Height

20 - 30 cm

Flower colour

reddish purple - pink

Flowering time

June - July

Foliage colour

green

Sunlight

sun

Soil

well drained

pH

acid - neutral

Hardiness

fairly hardy, but does not tolerate waterlogged soil

Plant range

Himalayas

Incarvillea is a small genus of around 16 species in the family Bignoniaceae. Unlike most other species of that family, the members of this genus are native to the Himalayas and Tibet.

Propagation:


Division in spring.


Seed - sown in late winter

Seed not covered as it needs light to germination. Stored at 20°C (68°F) until germination. 

Verly large flowers resembling a gloxinia.

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