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PlantFiles: Slimpod Venus' Looking-Glass
Triodanis leptocarpa

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Family: Campanulaceae (kam-pan-yew-LAY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Triodanis (try-oh-DAY-nis) (Info)
Species: leptocarpa (lep-toh-KAR-puh) (Info)

Synonym:Specularia leptocarpa

Category:
Annuals

Height:
under 6 in. (15 cm)
6-12 in. (15-30 cm)
12-18 in. (30-45 cm)
18-24 in. (45-60 cm)
24-36 in. (60-90 cm)

Spacing:
Unknown - Tell us

Hardiness:
Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Sun to Partial Shade

Danger:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Medium Blue

Bloom Time:
Mid Spring
Late Spring/Early Summer

Foliage:
Herbaceous

Other details:
This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
Drought-tolerant; suitable for xeriscaping
Average Water Needs; Water regularly; do not overwater

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
From seed; direct sow outdoors in fall
From seed; winter sow in vented containers, coldframe or unheated greenhouse
From seed; stratify if sowing indoors
From seed; sow indoors before last frost

Seed Collecting:
Allow pods to dry on plant; break open to collect seeds

Profile:

No positives
1 neutral
No negatives

Gardeners' Notes:

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Neutral htop On May 9, 2007, htop from San Antonio, TX (Zone 8b) wrote:

The blooms may be purple or blue-violet



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