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Nemesia fruticans Cherry Blue

Botanical Name: Common Names:
Nemesia fruticans Cherry Blue TBA
Native: Foliage Type:
No Evergreen
Plant Type: Plant Habit:
Groundcovers Prostrate, Spreading

The Penhow™ Cherry Blue Nemesia has elegant soft blue bicolour flowers that bloom profusely from early Spring. They feature a tight, compact, rounded habit and look amazing in containers and hanging baskets. Prune as desired and fertilise in Spring. They will ultimately grow to 12cm in width by 12cm in height and are a lovely addition in a mixed border. The Penhow™ Nemesia range are highly fragrant and are very easy to grow.

Mature Height: Mature Width:
<15cm <30cm

Position: Soil Type:
Full Sun, Semi Shade Loam, Sandy, Well Drained

Landscape Use(s)
Borders / Shrubbery, Coastal Garden, Courtyard, Formal Garden, Fragrant Garden, Groundcover, Mass Planting, Rockery, Container / Pot

Pests & Diseases: Generally trouble free

Cultural Notes:

Plant Care
Annual slow release fertiliser, Keep moist during dry periods, Liquid feed, Mulch well

Family Name: Origin:
Scrophulariaceae Africa

Foliage Colour: Green
Flower Colour: Blue, Purple, White
Flower Fragrant: Yes
Flowering Season: Spring, Summer
Fruit: No

Requirements Tolerances
Growth Rate: Fast
Maintenance Level: Low
Water Usage: Medium / Moderate
Drought: Medium / Moderate
Frost: Moderate
Wind: Medium / Moderate