Scientific Name: Nemesia (incl. hybrids)
Common Name: nemesia
Family Name: Plantaginaceae
Origin: Africa, Garden origin
Hardiness Zone: Zone 10: (-1 to 4 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.3 - 0.6m (height x width)
Habit: Arching, Spreading
Form: Irregular
Texture: Fine
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Container planting, Summer interest
Exposure: Full sun, Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media:
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Sessile, Soft flexible, Heavily veined, Palmate venation, Glabrous, Lanceolate, Dentate
Flowers: White, Orange, Yellow, Violet, Purple, Pink, Red, Dark-red, Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Green, Brown, Sep-Oct
Key ID Features:
Leaves opposite, lanceolate, sparsely toothed; flowers bilaterally symmetrical, white, pink, yellow, purple, back spur, throat with yellow palate, about 1cm wide.