THE ancestors of the gloxinia
are found hanging from the damp cliff faces in Brazil but only carry small violet flowers and large hairy leaves and as such are quite different to the splendid specimens we can buy as houseplants.
Propagate African violets, begonias, gloxinias
and streptocarpus by taking leaf cuttings.
Care is required to keep gloxinias
in prime condition.
Sow dahlia seeds in gentleSow zinnias in a shelteredStart gloxinias
into growth by setting them in boxes of light,moist soil.
5 Pot up early rooted begonias and gloxinias
into individual pots.
Try this technique to expand your collection of African violets, Cape primroses, gloxinias
, peperomias, some begonia species, and many succulents.
LET potted begonias, gloxinias
and achimines die down naturally by avoiding watering for a few weeks.
BEGONIAS and gloxinias
grown from seed should be potted into their final five or six inch pots using J.
And show-stoppers such as gloxinias
and begonias can be coaxed into early growth.
The source listed below carries a separate medium for each of the following: begonias, cordylines, crassulas, dracaenas, ferns, gerberas, gloxinias
, kalanchoes, lilies, orchids, poinsettias, and rhododendrons.
2 Pot on all types of seedlings, corms, tubers and bulbs such as Begonias and Gloxinias
Towards the end of the month, tuberous begonias and gloxinias
can be planted in boxes of moist compost.