Xanadu Gallery | Scottsdale, AZ*

Phyllis Mantik deQuevedo - "Belle of the Ball"

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Artist: Phyllis Mantik deQuevedo
Title: Belle of the Ball
Medium: Bronze
Dimensions: 16"h x 11"w

Inspired by the Gloxinia - The meaning for Gloxinia is "love at first sight," and when these beauties are in full bloom they are stunning! Growing up, my mom grew African Violets, which are a close relative to the Gloxinia. The trumpet shaped blossoms have soft velvety petals and when it comes to caring for them I remember them as being "high maintenance." They like lots of indirect sun and are sensitive to overwatering particularly on the leaves. Fiddle-dee-dee indeed.