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Canterbury Bells Gloxinia perennis

Other Common Name(s):

Other plants called Canterbury Bells:

Phonetic Spelling
gloks-IN-ee-uh per-EN-is
Description

A tropical plant native to Central and South America.  It shares the common name "Canterbury bells" with the bellflower family, Campanula.

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Tags:
#herbaceous perennial#rhizomatous#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#herbaceous perennial#rhizomatous#non-toxic for horses#non-toxic for dogs#non-toxic for cats
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Gloxinia
    Species:
    perennis
    Family:
    Gesneriaceae
    Life Cycle:
    Annual
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Annual
    Herbaceous Perennial
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Purple/Lavender
    Flower Value To Gardener:
    Showy
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Hairs Present:
    No
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No