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Nierembergia
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Plant Type: Annuals

This species of cupflower, is a shrubby tender perennial that grows in a dense spreading mound. Cup-shaped, white flowers cover the plant with bloom from early summer to fall. Finely-cut, stiff, leaves. Stems of this plant branch out to form a shrubby mass of foliage.

 


Growing & Maintenance Tips:

Tender perennial that is winter hardy to Zones 7-10. In colder zones it is grown as an annual in moist, organically rich, well-drained soils in full sun to part shade. Soils should be kept uniformly moist. Best bloom occurs in cool summer climates. Flowering may slow down considerably in the heat of summer where part afternoon shade is best. Deadhead spent blooms to encourage additional bloom. If flowering significantly decreases in the heat of the summer, cut back plants to encourage later bloom.

Flower Color

White

Foliage Color

Green

Plant Spread

12-15 in.

Good Companions

Plant Height

12-30 in.

Scape Height

Hardness Zone

Soil Moisture

Average to medium water needs


Characteristics & Attributes

Attributes

Has showy flowers, Container, Edging, Beds, Mixed Border, Rock Gardens, Hanging Baskets , Planter Boxes

Bloom Time

May to frost

Critter Resistance

Exposure

Full sun to part shade

Growth Rate

Seasonal Interests