Wishbone Flower is an erect, bushy annual with toothed ovate leaves and trumpet shaped flowers.
Torenia (torenia fournieri) is also called wishbone flower or bluewings. Its flowers bloom throughout late summer and early fall, and come in various shades of blue, rose, yellow, pink, purple or white, depending on your chosen variety. Most variety have purplish blue flowers with a yellow throat. True to its name, Torenia displays two short wishbone-shaped curved stamens.
Planting and care
- Once your Torenia plants reached about 8 cm high, pinch back the growing tip of the stem to encourage branching.
- This extra care will give you bushy, compact and healthy-looking plants.
- Removing spent bloom heads or deadheading is not really necessary to improve the appearance of your Torenia plants.Planting indoors in pots or outdoors in the ground.
Sunlight Make sure that the plants will receive sunlight each day. Watering Water them regularly, especially in hot weather, but do not overdo it. Soil Well-drained and moist soil Temperature They can handle cooler temperatures Fertilizer Using a balance 10-10-10 NPK fertilizer, fertilize Torenia plants once every month. Make sure to follow the directions and dosage properly.