Sinningia ‘Hector’s Purple Rain’
Sinningia ‘Hector’s Purple Rain’, 2017, IR171381, hybridized by Hector Wong, HI. (S. seedling x S. seedling). Cross made in 2015, planted 06.30.2015, and first flowered 02.17.2016. Reproducible only vegetatively. Miniature Sinningia growth habit, basal rosette with 0.5 in stem. Leaves green, 1 in long, 0.5 in wide, with 0.25 in petiole, orbicular with cordate base, crenate margin and rounded tip. Calyx split, green, 0.25 in long. Pedicel 2.5 in long with 2-3 flowers per axil. Corolla salverform 1.5 in long x 0.75 in wide, top 2 petals purple, bottom 3 petals white with purple stripes and borders. Small growing miniature Sinningia with short to no dormancy, constantly growing and blooming. Blossom colors are fluorescent.