Sinningia speciosa ‘Schaeferi’

A cultivar of Sinningia speciosa (Lodd.) Hiern, Gloxinia ‘Schaeferi’ is listed in the Appendix to the Gesneriad Register-Sinningia with a date of 1863, which would appear to be erroneous.  No description is given.  I have found no other reference.

Horticultural & Botanical History

No additional data.


History at Camden Park

Listed only in an appendix to the 1857 catalogue [A.55/1857].


Not to be confused with Sinningia schiffneri Fritsch. 1908, an erect perennial shrub with funnel-shaped, cream flowers, spotted with red inside.

Published Sep 07, 2009 - 03:25 PM | Last updated Nov 02, 2011 - 08:14 AM

More details about Sinningia speciosa ‘Schaeferi’
Family Gesneriaceae
Region of origin

Probably garden origin

  • Gloxinia Schaeferi Hort.


Common Name


Name in the Camden Park Record

Gloxinia Schaefer 

Confidence level low