Sinningia 'Demon'

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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.



 

Flower

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Discussion.




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 terminal peduncle.
Season Extended blooming season, summer through autumn
Flower See above.

Horticultural aspects

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

Hybridization

Hybridizer Myself
Fertility Being investigated. It should be fertile.

Botany

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