Incarvillae delavayi ‘Snowtop’ – Hardy gloxinia –


Incarvillae delavayi ‘Snowtop’


comes in quarts pots

I. delavayi – Pride of China – Hardy Gloxinia – This taprooted, clump forming perennial from China grows 24″ tall and 12″ wide. It produces basal rosettes of pinnate, mid green leaves, to 12″ long, divided into 6-11 pairs of oblong-lance shaped, coarsely toothed leaflets, the terminal segment larger. In early and mid summer it bears racemes of up to 10 tubular, widely trumpet shaped, yellow throated, deep rose-pink to purple flowers, to 3″ across. It dies down in early fall. Suitable for rock gardens and borders.

Grow in fertile, moist but well drained soil in full sun, with some shade in summer. Does not tolerate excessive winter moisture. Plant crowns 3-4″ deep, mulch in areas where the ground remains frozen for long periods. Avoid damaging the thick, fleshy roots.

Zones 6-10