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Torenia fournieri 'Catalina Pink'

Family: Scrophulariaceae (skrof-yoo-larr-ee-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Torenia (tor-EN-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: fournieri (for-NEER-eye) (Info)
Cultivar: Catalina Pink
Additional cultivar information: (PP17025, Catalina™ series, aka Dancatpink)
Hybridized by Danziger; Year of Registration or Introduction: 2004

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under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade
Light Shade
Partial to Full Shade


Bloom Color:
Magenta (Pink-Purple)

Bloom Time:
Blooms repeatedly


Other details:
Requires consistently moist soil; do not let dry out between waterings
Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
Suitable for growing in containers

Soil pH requirements:
5.6 to 6.0 (acidic)
6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

Patent Information:

Propagation Methods:
From herbaceous stem cuttings
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow seedheads to dry on plants; remove and collect seeds
N/A: plant does not set seed, flowers are sterile, or plants will not come true from seed

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1 positive
No neutrals
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

Positive GeorgiaJo On Oct 7, 2006, GeorgiaJo from Dallas, GA (Zone 7b) wrote:

I have been using this in pots and it does great. Self-seeds unless we get a real harsh winter (to 0 degrees F). Happy in the shady areas. Also, great for cutting and putting in our small vases. Lasts a long time.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Delray Beach, Florida
Navarre, Florida
St Petersburg, Florida
Sunrise, Florida
Chatsworth, Georgia
Dallas, Georgia
Aurora, Illinois
Baytown, Texas
Lufkin, Texas
West Valley City, Utah

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