Nierembergia - Seeds & Bulbs

Nierembergia - Dwarf Cupflower
Purple Robe
(Nierembergia hippomanica)

A wonderful plant that can be grown as a perennial in zones 7 and warmer, and as an annual elsewhere. Saucer-shaped flowers blanket the neat, mounded plant during summer. Can be grown in light shade. Native to Argentina

Flower Type: Perennial (Tender)
Bloom Time: Summer
Height: 6" to 12"
Exposure: Sun or Light Shade

When to Sow Outside: 2 to 3 weeks before last frost.
When to Sow Inside: 10 to 12 weeks before last frost
Seed Depth: Cover seeds with a dusting of soil
Seed Spacing: 1/4 "
Days to Emerge: 15 to 20
Thinning: When 1/4" tall thin to 4" to 6" apart

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