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3 years to reach maturity
narrow-leaved cupflower Overview
Nierembergia linariifolia is an evergreen perennial in the Solanaceae family. It has a mound-forming habit and is often grown as an annual plant due to its half-hardy nature. Leaves are dark green, narrow and spoon-shaped, with pointed tips, hence this plant is commonly known by the name Narrow-Leaved Cupflower. Flowers are cup-shaped, they appear in the summer and are coloured blue-purple. This species has earnt a Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.
How to propagate narrow-leaved cupflower
You can propagate the annuals from seed, the perennials by division in spring and the subshrubs from cuttings towards late summer.
Special features of narrow-leaved cupflower
Other uses of narrow-leaved cupflower
Border, edging, rock garden, container