Sinningia ‘Rio 16’
Sinningia ‘Rio 16’ 2017, IR171355, Hung Xuan Nguyen, California (Sinningia guttata x S. helleri). Cross made December 2015, seed planted March 2016, first flowering August 2016. Fertile. Growth is tall, upright, and tuberous. Leaves green with some red coloration on the back, 200mm long × 300mm wide with 50mm petiole, elliptic with cuneate base, crenate margin and acute tip. Calyx leafy, mixed red and green with touch of red, 60mm, pedicel 20mm with 1 flower per axil. Corolla salverform, 90mm long by 40mm wide, white with purple dots. Mixed red and green calyx and upward facing white flower with dots are distinctive.