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Nemophila insignis

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Features

  • BloomsJune
  • Height0.15m to 0.2m
  • Spread0.1m to 0.15m
  • Flower ColourBlue, white
  • Leaf ColourMid green

Description

Nemophila insignis. This is a spreading annual, It will produce small bowl-shaped, sapphire-blue flowers with a defined concentric ring of white in the centre. It will produce dainty serrated foliage, and will grow to a height of 20cm and spread of 15cm.

Characteristics

Annual

Origin

N. W. America

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Needs

  • LightFull sun
  • HardinessHardy (min -10°C)
  • SoilWell drained, Fertile
  • WaterSemi-moist

Cultivation

The annuals grow best in a full sun or partial-shade with moisture-retentive soil. You will need to protect from the wind. You can propagate from seeds which can be sown in the autumn months.

Propagation

Seed sown outdoors in spring or early autumn.

Pests, diseases or disorders

Aphids can be a problem.

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