Kohleria bogotensis ID?

haworthia_hoarder(5)February 15, 2013

Hello,
I am pretty new to Kohlerias and someone gave me rhizomes of what they called a K. bogotensis. My plant bloomed today and the flower does not look exactly like the pictures of K. bogtensis flowers that I have found online. My flower is more of a magenta color rather than the red color and the markings seem different as well. Is this a K. bogotensis or something else?
TIA

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irina_co(z5 CO)

It can be a primary hybrid of bogotensis, named or not. Leaves look like it, flowers look like it - just the color is a bit different.

Irina

    Bookmark   February 16, 2013 at 11:00AM
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irina_co(z5 CO)

Email me privately - I will give you a person to contact regarding this plant - he was posting here before - JohnnieB - but he was not not this forum for long long time.

irina

    Bookmark   February 16, 2013 at 11:03AM
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gerris2

It looks pretty close, nice one!

    Bookmark   February 17, 2013 at 10:38AM
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irina_co(z5 CO)

Barb - I forwarded your pic to John B.

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 2:08PM
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irina_co(z5 CO)

Just got a Kohleria expert's reply regarding this plant. This is not K. bogotensis, your suspicions were correct. It is some kind of a hybrid. You need to notify the person who gave it to you as well so mislabeled plant is not distributed further. Nice bloom - you just need to relabel it as K. hybrid.

Irina

    Bookmark   February 18, 2013 at 4:18PM
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haworthia_hoarder(5)

Thanks for the info. Glad to have an accurate label for it.

    Bookmark   February 19, 2013 at 12:28AM
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