Pronunciation: near-em-BER-jee-ah sir-OO-lee-ah
Family: Solanaceae Family
Synonym: Nierembergia hippomanica var. violacea
Common Name: Cupflower, Nierembergia
Height to: 12"
Width to: 12"
USDA Hardiness Zones:
Bloom Description: This annual features airy green foliage and yellow-centered blue, purple or white flowers
Propagation: Propagate by seed - Sow the seeds outdoors where desired a few weeks before the last spring frost, or indoors 8 to 10 weeks before the last spring frost. Germination temperature: 70 F to 75 F Days to emergence: 14 to 28
- -20 to -30ºF ZONE 4
- 10 to 0ºF ZONE 7
- 20 to 10ºF ZONE 8
- 30 to 20ºF ZONE 9
- 40 to 30ºF ZONE 10
Pinch to keep bushy. Deadhead to keep prolong blooming. Keep moist but not soggy. Fertilize regularly.
- deer resistant
- not native to North America - Native to Argentina.
Plant info from: Cornell University
- cut flowers
Submitted by: Deano2u2