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The scientific name of hardy gloxinia is Incarvillea delavayi, also known as flowering fern but is not actually a fern. The plant actually earns the nickname for its deeply divided, fern-like leaves. The hardy gloxinia plants glow with pink, trumpet-shaped flowers from spring to late summer. Growing the hardy gloxinia plants can be tricky, but the beauty of the plant actually worth the extra effort. Keep in mind that the flowering fern which is also known as hardy gloxinia fern doesn’t tolerate extreme temperatures. The plant is perennial in USDA plant hardiness zones five through seven, or possibly up to zone ten if you can protect the plant from hot afternoon sunlight. In cooler climates you can grow the hardy gloxinia fern as an annual. To read more on how to care for hardy gloxinia visit is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to