Cup Flower
Nierembergia hippomanica 'Blue Mountain'

Family: Solanaceae (so-lan-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Nierembergia (nee-rem-BERG-ee-uh) (Info)
Species: hippomanica (hip-oh-MAN-ik-uh) (Info)
Cultivar: Blue Mountain

Category:

Annuals

Foliage Color:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Characteristics:

Unknown - Tell us

Water Requirements:

Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Where to Grow:

Unknown - Tell us

Height:

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

Spacing:

6-9 in. (15-22 cm)

Hardiness:

Not Applicable

Sun Exposure:

Full Sun

Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:

Pale Yellow

Violet/Lavender

White/Near White

Bloom Time:

Mid Spring

Late Spring/Early Summer

Mid Summer

Late Summer/Early Fall

Mid Fall

Blooms repeatedly

Foliage:

Herbaceous

Smooth-Textured

Other details:

Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:

6.1 to 6.5 (mildly acidic)

6.6 to 7.5 (neutral)

7.6 to 7.8 (mildly alkaline)

7.9 to 8.5 (alkaline)

Patent Information:

Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:

From herbaceous stem cuttings

From seed; sow indoors before last frost

From seed; direct sow after last frost

Seed Collecting:

Bag seedheads to capture ripening seed

Collect seedhead/pod when flowers fade; allow to dry

Properly cleaned, seed can be successfully stored

Regional

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

Auburn, Alabama

Granbury, Texas

Houston, Texas

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Jun 18, 2006, dmj1218 from west Houston, TX (Zone 9a) wrote:

This is a very nice small plant with delicate lavender and white blooms. Would do very well in a rock garden and it is good in containers too. It likes it on the dry side and in half day sun here in Houston.