Thursday, 28 September 2017


Nemesia is a genus of annuals, perennials and sub-shrubs in the Scrophulariaceae family, which are native to sandy coasts or disturbed ground in South Africa. Numerous hybrids have been selected, and the annual cultivars are popular with gardeners as bedding plants.

In temperate regions the annual cultivars are usually treated as half-hardy bedding plants, sown from seed in heat and planted out after all danger of frost has passed. The flowers are two-lipped, with the upper lip consisting of four lobes and the lower lip two lobes. The cultivar 'Innocence', a low-growing bushy perennial with white flowers, has gained the Royal Horticultural Society's Award of Garden Merit.

This post is part of the Floral Friday Fotos meme.


  1. Hello, gorgeous colors and flowers. Lovely image! Happy Thursday, enjoy your day and weekend ahead.

  2. Wonderful colors in all those blooms. Makes for a fine photo.

  3. Always heard of Nemesia but never saw them before!...pretty


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