Perennial, rhizomatous plants, native to America's tropical areas.
Latin name: Kohleria bogotensis
They grow in fertile, humus-rich, moist soils, in part shade.
Plant in flowerpots.
Propagated by division.
Rhizomatous perennial with hairy, dark green leaves with a light green midrib. Bicoloured, red and yellow flowers, speckled with red, appear in summer and autumn.