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Kohleria 'Ingrid'

This is a discussion on Kohleria 'Ingrid' within the Eye Candy forums, part of the Land Plants category; I mainly grow Gesneriad species. A friend gave me a rhizome of this Swedish hybrid. ...

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    I mainly grow Gesneriad species. A friend gave me a rhizome of this Swedish hybrid. Large showy blooms.

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    It appears small in the photo, but I really have no concept of scale for this Gesneriad bloom. How large is it? I like the bright colors. Looks like something the humming birds here would love.

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    They are pollinated by hummingbirds in the wilds of South America and Mexico. Close relatives are bat pollinated. I've read the Kohleria might be to.

    http://www.gesneriads.ca/Articles/We...nation_pt2.htm

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    Looks cool !!

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    And I thought the Swede's only made Volvo's and pancakes. Boy, was I wrong. Beautiful bloom Cathy. AL

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    This flower is awesome.
    I have never heard of the Gesneriad species. Is there a common name that I might recognise?
    Very beautiful, thanks for sharing

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    Angela, African Violets are in the gesneriad family.

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    thanks Cathy

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