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  • Growing
    • Perennial
  • Perfect For
    • Indoor Flowering
    • Pots & Tubs
  • Flowering Height
    • 20-30 cm
  • Bulb Size
    • 6/+ cm
  • Colour
    • Whites & Creams
    • Pinks & Pastels

Gloxinia Blanche de Meru

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The charming bell-shaped, bi-coloured blooms of Gloxinia ‘Blanche de Meru’ are displayed in a compact cluster, like a petite posy for your windowsill. Each petal is strikingly edged in deep pink, highlighting a snow-white centre. Native to Southern Brazil, Gloxinia enjoy warm temperatures – around 60°F (16°C) is ideal. A highly attractive plant to brighten up the house or conservatory, ‘Blanche de Meru’ will flower for a stretch of several months. The button-like blooms are especially effective displayed in rows of terracotta pots.

Care Guide

Gloxinias are house plants which thrive in a conservatory or on a warm windowsill.

Plant the tubers with the hollow side facing up in pots of moisture retentive compost.  Do not fully bury the tuber – leave the top exposed above soil level.

Place pots on a bed of pebbles or stones in a dish for humidity and water regularly from below to avoid rotting or damaging stems and leaves.

Feed every two weeks with high-phosphorus liquid plant food once buds appear in early summer.

The velvety, bell-shaped blooms in rich, vibrant hues will bring botanical charm to your indoor spaces.

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