Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop'

Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop'

Hardy gloxinia

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Key Information

  • Botanical name: Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop'
  • Common name: Hardy gloxinia
  • Plant type: Perennial
  • Evergreen/Deciduous: Deciduous

Height: 50cm

Spread: 30cm

Flower colour:
  • White
Foliage colour:
  • Green
  • Features: Flowers

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Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop'

Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop' bears clusters of exotic-looking, trumpet-like white flowers from early to midsummer. The bold, divided leaves of this attractive plant form a backdrop for the large, showy blooms. It's ideal for adding an exotic touch to a sunny herbaceous border, and is also suitable for growing in a container on a sunny patio. 

For best results grow Incarvillea delavayi 'Snowtop' in moist but well-drained soil, in a sunny spot. In colder regions it may need protecting from frost – alternatively grow in in pots which you can move indoors in autumn.

Position

  • Sun exposure: Full sun
  • Aspect: South facing, West facing
  • Position in border: Middle
  • Hardiness: Hardy
  • Soil type: Well drained/light/sandy, Chalky/alkaline, Acidic

Wildlife

Attracts:
  • Bees

  • Beneficial insects

  • Birds

  • Butterflies / Moths

  • Other pollinators

Care routine

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Toxicity

Toxic to:
  • People

  • Cats

  • Dogs

  • Birds

  • Horses

  • Livestock

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