Incarvillea Delavayi Seeds
USDA Zones: 5 - 8
Height: 16 inches
Bloom Season: Late spring to mid summer
Bloom Color: Rose
Environment: Full sun to partial shade
Soil Type: Well drained, rich soils, pH 5.8 - 6.8
Average Germ Time: 14 - 21 days
Light Required: Yes
Depth: Seeds must be covered thinly
Sowing Rate: 3 - 4 seeds per plant
Moisture: Keep seeds in constant moisture until germination
Plant Spacing: 12 inches
Care & Maintenance: Incarvillea
Hardy Gloxinia (Incarvillea Delavayi Rose) - Hardy Gloxinia is a lovely, showy flower that is excellent for beds and containers. It grows readily from Incarvillea Delavayi seeds and can be wintered over indoors in cold climates. Incarvillea Hardy Gloxinia has dark green, fern-like leaves that accentuate the trumpet-shaped, rosy-purple flowers. Hardy Gloxinia is especially well-suited to the West Coast climates. Gardeners that live in regions with hot, humid summers may have difficulty growing Hardy Gloxinia plants.
Sow Hardy Gloxinia seeds indoors 10 - 12 weeks before planting outdoors. The flower seed benefits from light, so cover the Incarvillea seeds very lightly. Transplant the Incarvillea seedlings outdoors when it has at least 2 sets of true leaves. Hardy Gloxinia care includes regular watering and deadheading the spent blooms to encourage continued flowering.