Description from Nature Hills Nursery
The Nemesia Blue Bird, ‘Nemesia fruticans hybrids’, was bred in Germany and England. These sweet scented blooms fill the air with their fragrant aroma when the sun hits the flowers. Proven Winners introduces Blue Bird, with it’s blue flowers, to join the Nemesia line of old favorites. Blue Birds scoff at cold weather and keep blooming right through frosts in early spring and late fall. They have a compact form with strong upright flowers. They’re superb in planters or baskets where you can catch wind of the refreshing fragrance. This Proven Winners plant has colors that range from glowing bright hues to the softest pastels. This plant is outstanding in hanging baskets, combos, and window boxes. Nemesia hates drought so ensure the soil is kept moist. They perform best in cool gardens or in partial shade in hot areas. The compact plants produce and abundance of showy flowers all summer long.
For zones 8-11, this plant can also be a perennial.
- Family Nemesia fruticans hybrids
- Foliage Green
- Mature Height 10 – 12 inches
- Mature Spread 12 – 15 inches
- Soil Widely Adaptable
- Zones 3-11
- Moisture Widely Adaptable
- Mature Form Upright
- Growth Rate Moderate
- Sun Exposure Full Sun – Partial Sun
- Flower Color Blue