This plant has no fragrance
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Nemesia is a genus of more than 70 annuals, perennials and sub-shrubs which are native to sandy coasts areas or rockeries. Numerous hybrids have been selected, and the annual cultivars are popular with gardeners as bedding plants flowering from Spring into summer. The beautiful flower remind of orchids or snapdragons with 2 lips and a spur. ZA Distribution: Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape.
Common problems with Nemesia
Susceptible to root rots, ensure sufficient drainage.
How to harvest Nemesia
Generally not harvested.
How to propagate Nemesia
Sow seed in spring or autumn for spring flowering container or bedding plants.
Take tip cuttings of non-flowering shoots from perennial species in late summer or eaarly spring.
Special features of Nemesia
Attracts useful insects
Make good container plants, place in sunny position and provide good drainage.
Cultivars may range from yellow, pink, blue, purple, orange, red, white and bicolours.