Identify Florida flowering plant

Asked December 5, 2015, 1:11 PM EST

Can anyone identify the orange flowering plant in the attached picture? It is growing wild in the shade in my Florida yard, blooming in November/December.

Hillsborough County Florida trees and shrubs plant identification horticulture flowers: annuals and herbaceous perennials

3 Responses

Hello and thank you for your question. This plant is a gloxinia called 'Bolivian sunset'.

You can find more information about this plant at this link:
http://gcrec.ifas.ufl.edu/GCREC-Garden/docs/pdf/Bolivian_Sunset.pdf

Regards,
Nicole

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