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Sinningia 'Amizade'

Family Name: Gesneriaceae
Semi-Shade Moderate Water Occasional Misting Interiorscape / Indoor Plant Ornamental Flowers Cool Climate


Family Name
Genus Epithet
Infraspecific Epithet
Name Status (botanical)


Native Distribution Of horticultural origin - this is a hybrid between Sinningia hirsuta and Sinningia kautskyi, created by Dave Zaitlin & Mauro Peixoto.

Description and Ethnobotany

Growth Form Tuberous herb to 12cm tall, stems short, giving this species a rosette like appearance.
Foliage Leaves soft hairy, to 4cm in length, mid green to dull olive green. Petioles dull reddish - purplish green.
Flowers Flowers white - pale bluish white/ lavender, throat with purple markings.

Landscaping Features

Desirable Plant Features Ornamental Flowers
Plant & Rootzone Preference - Tolerance Moist Soils, Well-Drained Soils, Low Humidity / Aircon, Easy to Grow
Landscape Uses Interiorscape/ Indoor Plant, Container Planting

Plant Care and Propagation

Light Preference Semi-Shade
Water Preference Moderate Water, Occasional Misting
Propagation Method Stem Cutting, Leaf Cutting, Storage Organ


Mature Foliage Colour(s) Brown, Green
Mature Foliage Texture(s) Hairy / Hirsute

Floral (Angiosperm)

Flower Colour(s) Blue, Purple, White
Flower Texture(s) Thin

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Master ID 30608
Species ID 4917
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Species record last updated on: 20 April 2020.