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5Start off begonias and gloxinias
in a shallow tray of peat or peat-based compost in a propagator.
are easy to grow from tubers and flower all summer.
Orchids, daylilies, anthuriums, philodendrons, chrysanthemums, carnations, geraniums, gladiola, gloxinias
, roses, and rhododendrons have all been improved in one way or another since the mid-1970s using the micropropagation techniques of tissue and organ culture.
are also ready for planting just now, and these spectacular summer flowering bulbs belong to an exotic plant family called the gesneriacea.
Minimum Light Levels for Common Potted Plants in Interior Landscape Settings 50-100 Footcandles 100-200 Footcandles 200-500 Footcandles Azaleas Anthuriums Calceolarias Chrysanthemums Bromeliads Cinerarias Kalanchoes Cyclamens Easter lilies Poinsettias Jerusalem cherry Gloxinias
Orchids Hibiscus Ornamental peppers Hybrid lilies Rieger begonias Hydrangeas Spring bulbs Source: Dr.
ALLOW pots of gloxinias
, tuberous begonias and achimenes to dry out so the foliage can continue to die back for the winter rest period.
"For those who like gloxinias
, Sinningia may be a desirable plant."
. Sow seeds of greenhouse plants such as coleus, gloxinias
and streptocarpus in seed trays in a heated propagator.
PLANT begonia and gloxinias
tubers in trays and start them into growth in a heated propagator.
Keen flower enthusiasts can enter the classes, which include a flowering pot plant, a foliage plant, a pot of gloxinias
, a fuchsia or geranium.
Remove faded blooms of gloxinias
and gradually withhold water until the leaves wither.
They're members of the flashy gesneriad family, which includes gloxinias
7 Continue to pot on subjects in the greenhouse such as begonias and gloxinias
Start begonias, caladiums, callas, cannas, dahlias, gladiolus, and hardy gloxinias
in pots indoors on a sunny windowsill.