Sinningia hatschbachii

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  • Photographer: Leslie Brothers, copyright Smithsonian Institution
  • Grown by: Smithsonian Institution Greenhouses

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USBRG 98-249

Sinningia hatschbachii is an attractive species with lots of hair.  Leaves, stems, and particularly flowerbuds are densely cloaked in fuzz.

Inconveniently, this species blooms in mid-winter, which interferes with showing off its dramatic crown of flowers and with attempts to hybridize with it.