Gloxinia 'Emperor Frederick' is a houseplant with velvety bell-shaped blossoms of scarlet red with white edging and undersides.
Gloxinia 'Emperor Frederick' is a fascinating tropical plant with velvety bell-shaped blossoms of scarlet red edged with pure white. The underside of the blooms are pure white which pops against the broad green foliage. Stunning and captivating! This tender perennial is a long bloomer from mid summer to mid fall. Attracts pollinators. Works well in containers and as a houseplant. Enjoys bright indirect light. Allow tubers to dry-out between flowerings.
Common Name: Gloxinia
Family: Gesneriaceae (The African Violet Family)
Zone Hardiness: 9-11
Light: Part Shade, Part Sun
Primary Bloom Colour: Red
Secondary Bloom Colour: White/Cream
Bloom Time: Summer - Fall
Soil Moisture: Average
Benefits: Hummingbirds, Butterflies, Bees
Deer Resistant: No
BC Native: No
Geogrpahical Origin: Americas - Central and South America
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