gloxinia gloxinia

Definition(s):

  • (n) any of several plants of the genera Gloxinia or Sinningia (greenhouse gloxinias) having showy bell-shaped flowers

Usage(s):

  • A big, soft-spoken man with kindly "Please grow" eyes, Shafer patiently fights the presence of mildew on his gloxinia and mill cats in his potting soil.

News

  • Church Notebook: Pastor Ed’s last Sunday at Northside Baptist

    Happy events seem to have been on the schedule for me lately. Both my family and my plants have been full of surprises. Two years ago, my Sanseveria (snake plant, mother-in-law’s tongue) blossomed. Like several others of my plants, I’d had it for several years. It had never bloomed, and I had never even heard of one doing so, nor had anyone else I talked to. And, of course, there’s that Gloxinia ...
    on November 5, 2013     Source: The Daily Triplicate

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