Nemesia

Species and cultivars you need to learn for class: 

Nemesia caerulea

 Common name: nemesia

Other cultivars and species: Many of the commercial cultivars are hybrids of N. strumosa x N. versicolor. These are sometimes sold as N. strumosa.

Family: Scrophulariaceae

Zone: Varies - 9-10

Identifying characteristics: Clumping annual with blue flowers with 2 lips - similar to lobelia flowers. Hybrids come in other colors as well as blue.

Culture and use notes: Beds and containers - fails in the heat of hot humid climates.

Missouri Botanical Garden Plant profile


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