Petrocodon coccineus

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  • Previous Name: Calcareoboea coccinea
  • Photographer: Ron Myhr
  • Grown by: Bill Price

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This is a species from China relatively recently introduced into cultivation. It has substantial decorative potential. Flowers are large and superficially Sinningia-like, but the flowering habit is quite distinctly different from more familiar genera. It was originally introduced as Calcareoboea coccinea.

The plant illustrated was shown at the 2008 convention of the Gesneriad Society.

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