Nierembergia hippomanica var. violacea
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This is a small bushy perennial, it is better to grow as an annual. In the summer and early autumn it will bear a profusion of open dark bluish purple flowers with yellow throats. It will produce branched thin upright stems and narrowly lance-shaped, deep-green, slightly hairy leaves. It will grow moderately fast and will grow to a height and spread of 15-20cm.
How to propagate Cupflower
You can propagate the annuals from seed, the perennials by division in spring and the subshrubs from cuttings towards late summer.
Other uses of Cupflower
Border, edging, rock garden, container