Sinningia macrophylla

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  • Photographer: Dave Zaitlin
  • Grown by: Dave Zaitlin

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This interesting species has large leaves and beautiful purple/lavender flowers similar to those of its close relative S. speciosa. The emerging leaves have a red margin and sometimes a reddish central vein. Buds have red hairs covering them. The overall effect is dramatic.

A composite photo showing a plant and flowers can be seen here.