What Columnea is this?

Phelan, CA(Zone 8b)

I bought this plant online as a Columnea Fujiyama. But I've been reading online, and the fujiyama blooms are supposed to be maraschino cherry red or orange-red. This bloom is definitely NOT either one. Its a young, small plant, and only developed this one bloom. Any ideas what it might be if its not a fujiyama?

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Phelan, CA(Zone 8b)

Here's another view. (Better one, I think).

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Kennebunk, ME(Zone 5a)

I actually think what you have there is x-codonatanthus either Barsoom, Aurora or Vista.
You can see pictures of them here:


Scroll down under Codonanthe for the x-codonatanthus pictures.

I love x-codonanthus by the way and that's a really nice one :)

Hope this helps :)


Phelan, CA(Zone 8b)

What a shock! Thank you, Kim. I 'm pretty sure I got it from Accents for Home and Garden. I can't imagine them making a mistake like that, but I think you're right. Thanks again.

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