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Incarvillea delavayi

Hardy gloxinia

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  • Incarvillea delavayi | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
  • Incarvillea delavayi | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018
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Features

  • BloomsJuly to October
  • Height0.35m to 1m
  • Spread0.15m to 0.35m
  • Growth HabitClump
  • Flower ColourPink, purple, yellow
  • Leaf ColourLight green

Description

Incarvillea delavayi (Hardy gloxinia). The flowers produce are a bright magenta with yellow throats. They are held above the light green foliage on stout stems. If you deadhead the flowers this will encourage new blooms. The leaves will appear at about the same time as the flower.

Characteristics

Perennial, Deciduous, Fragrant

Other common names

Chinese trumpet flower

Origin

China

Interest and use

Rock garden, borders Spring/Summer interest.

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  • Incarvillea delavayi | Copyright Greenplantswap 2018

Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Sandy, Loamy, Chalky
  • Soil pH7.0
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

Protect crowns with bracken or compost in winter.

Propagation

Divide in autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Heavy rain damage

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