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Gloxinia nematanthodes 'Evita'

Gloxinia nematanthodes 'Evita'
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Price:  £5.50

Availability:  

  

AVAILABLE SPRING/SUMMER 2020

Common Name:

Plant Family: Gesneriaceae

Suggested Use:  Ground Cover or Underplanting
Planting Style:  Exotic
Season of Interest:  Summer to Autumn
Position/ Situation:  Sheltered, frost-free gardens
Sun/ Shade:  Sun to Part Shade
Flower Colour:  Orange
Leaf Colour:  Green
Height:  very low (less than 1ft)
Habit/Shape:  Trailing
Evergreen:  No
Hardiness/minimum temperature:  Hardy to minus 5 deg. C


A member of the Gesneriad family, forming spreading mounds of fresh green leaves which set off the beautiful vivid orange-red tubular flowers. May be hardy in a sheltered garden in very well drained soil and a thick mulch to protect the underground tubers. If in doubt overwinter indoors. Can also be grown as a trailing houseplant. Dies down in winter to underground rhizomes.


Mainland UK  £6-£8 Bulbs/Tubers/ Bare root (UK) £4
Click and Collect FREE Northern Ireland, Highlands & Islands £6- £10
Guernsey & Jersey £20 European Union £15- £20

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We aim to despatch orders within 3 working days of receipt but please allow up to 7 working days. Plants are despatched Monday-Thursday (excl. Bank Holidays) 

Unless otherwise indicated our plants are supplied in the following pot sizes according to category. Dimensions refer to either the pot diameter (cm) or volume (litre);

  • Exotics/Conservatory & House Plants, Succulents: mostly as young plants in 9cm or 1 litre pots
  • Hardy Perennials, Ferns and Grasses: 1 litre (approx 12cm diameter)
  • Herbs: 9cm
  • Hardy Shrubs and Climbers: 1.5 or 2 litre 
  • Potted Bulbs: variable- please see "Size/Qty" on product information page 
  • Dormant Bulbs, Tubers and Bare-root perennials come either bagged or wrapped without a pot

The exact size of plants will vary with the growing season and may be cut back in accordance with normal pruning regimes or to fit in the box if they are excessively tall


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