February 4, 2023
Nemesia 'Bluebird'

Nemesia 'Bluebird'

Nemesia ‘Bluebird’ is also known as Nemesia ‘Fleurie Bluebird’, Aloha ‘Fleurie Bluebird’, Nemesia ‘Blue Bird’, or Nemesia ‘Fleurie Blue’. It is part of the Scrophulariaceae family of plants. Nemesia is originally from South Africa.

Nemesia ‘Bluebird’ is a deciduous herbaceous perennial. It has clove-scented flowers. The flowers are two-lipped. They are purplish-blue, or violet. They have yellow centers.

Nemesia ‘Bluebird’ flowers in spring and summer. Depending on the climate will continue flowering into autumn. It grows to about 50cm or 20in.

Nemesia 'Bluebird'
Nemesia ‘Bluebird’

How to grow Nemesia ‘Bluebird’:

Grow Nemesia ‘Bluebird’ in the sun. Plant it in moist and fertile soil. Keep it in a humid environment. It does not flower in dry weather. You can pinch the tips to make it even bushier.

Propagate Nemesia ‘Bluebird’ by softwood cuttings. Select cuttings from the non-flowering shoots in summer or spring. Trim the flowering shoots when the first round of flowering is done to promote more flowers. It attracts bees and butterflies.

Nemesia 'Bluebird'
Nemesia ‘Bluebird’

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *