Scientific Name: Torenia fournieri (incl. hybrid cvs.)
Common Name: wishbone flower, torenia
Family Name: Linderniaceae
Origin: South Asia / India
Hardiness Zone: Zone 9: (-7 to -1 °C)
Plant Type: Annual
Mature Size: 0.2 - 0.4m x 0.1 - 0.3m (height x width)
Habit: Pendulous, Upright
Form: Weeping
Texture: Medium
Landscape Uses: Bedding plant, Hanging basket
Exposure: Part sun/part shade
Soil or Media: Well-drained
Leaves: Simple, Opposite, Soft flexible, Glabrous, Ovate, Serrate
Flowers: Raceme, White, Yellow, Blue, Violet, Pink, Apr-May-Jun-Jul-Aug-Sep
Fruit: Capsule, Aborted (hybrids) or absent, Brown, Oct
Key ID Features:
Flowers bilabiate and trumpet shaped with 2 fused pistils.