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Nierembergia sp., Cupflower

Nierembergia sp.

Family: Solanaceae
Groundcover and low-growing 2ftSmall plant 2-5 ftFull sunModerate waterWhite, off-white flowersBlue, lavender, purple flowersSubtropical, mature plant cold hardy at least to 30s F for a short time

This excellent ground cover plant has early, bright blooms of blue-violet or dark purple. The mounding foliage has a fern-like appearance, is vigorous, and free-flowering all summer long.

The Cup Flower plant is considered a perennial in zones 7 - 10 but it can be grown as an annual in cooler zones.

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