NEMESIA strumosa hybrids
Height: 6-12" (15-30cm) Flowering Time: Summer Flower Colour: White, yellow, orange, red, pink, mauve, blue ____________________________________
Subclass: Dicotyledonae (Dicotyledons) Superorder: Asteridae (Daisy Superorder) Order: Scrophulariales (Figwort Order) Family: Scrophulariaceae (Figwort Family) Genus: Nemesia (Nemesia) Species: strumosa (with tubercules) ____________________________________
Nemesia strumosa hybrids are popular annuals for carpet bedding, as they are low-growing, dense, bushy plants with bright flowers throughout summer. They grow to a height of between 6" and a foot, with open-faced flowers in a single shade or with contrasting top and bottom petals, or a different colour in the throat.
Harvesting and Growing from Seed:
Inside or Outside
Seed Pod The seedpod is a long flattened heart shape which opens down the middle.
Seed The seeds are tiny black balls. There are many seeds in a seedpod.
Seedling The seedleaves are fresh green and pointed. The first true leaves are more serrated.
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