Gloxinia nematanthodes ‘Evita’
This little plant has the most brilliant, glowing, red-orange flowers I have ever seen (photos cannot do it justice…). A mere 6-12″ tall, the foliage on this perennial appears every year just when you give up all hope in June or even later! This slowly expanding clump of tuberous roots enjoys well drained, enriched garden soils and moderate moisture – sun to part shade. Our stock plant has been stuffed in a pot for 5 years and is still a jaw dropper. A succession of tubular fluorescent blooms keep on coming late summer to frost. To see it…is to want it! From high elevation Argentina.