Sinningia 'Demon'

Sinningia 'Demon' is my tallest hybrid.  It is a cross between S. elatior and S. sellovii.

From S. elatior it gets height.  From S. sellovii it gets vigor, ease of culture, and multiple side branches.  Unlike S. sellovii, it blooms on the side branches.



 

Node

Sinningia 'Demon' has many flowers per node.

Blooming Top

This is a tall plant. At least half the height bears flowers.

The Whole Plant

This picture shows the entire plant. At this time it was about 5 feet [160 cm] tall.




Feature table for Sinningia 'Demon'

Plant Description

Growth Indeterminate
Habit Upright stem, with side branches.
Leaves Dark green, sellovii-like
Dormancy Has a tuber. Stems fully deciduous

Flowering

Inflorescence extended axis.
Season Extended blooming season, summer through autumn
Flower See above.

Horticultural aspects

Hardiness Has survived 28F (-2C) in my yard.

Hybridization

Hybridizer Myself
Fertility This plant has set seed, and the seed has germinated.

Botany

Taxonomic group Both ancestors of this hybrid belong to the Corytholoma clade.