Gloxinia lovely, lovely or Sinning (Sinningia specosa) - the best known species of the genus Sinning open two centuries ago in South America. The genus is named in honor of William Zinninga, an employee of the Bonn Botanical Garden, the unrivaled master of crossing plants and breeding hybrids. The name "gloksiniya" was given a flower in honor of Benjamin Peter Gloxinia, physician and naturalist.
Gloxinia - widespread indoor bulb plants, a favorite by many growers for excessive and prolonged spectacular bloom in conjunction with the rapid growth and simplicity. This jewelery plants broad basal leaves, oval, velvety, with the reverse side of pink.
Large bright flowers of various gloxinia very decorative, are bell-shaped and different colors: violet, purple, blue, purple, raspberry, red, various shades of pink, white and even two-tone (bordering petals, mottling).
Withdrawn gloxinia with simple and double flowers. Since most varieties gloxinia - complex hybrids, for their reproduction are acceptable only vegetative methods to ensure the highest probability of varietal characteristics in the new generations.