Bluebird Nemesia (Nemesia fruticans 'Hubbird' BLUEBIRD)
nem-EE-see-ah fruticans 'Hubbird' BLUEBIRD

Annual (usually grown as an annual near you)

Nemesia is a genus of annual and perennial flowering plants that offer a delightful array of colors and forms to brighten up gardens and containers. These cheerful blooms come in a wide range of hues, including shades of blue, purple, pink, yellow, and white. Nemesia plants are known for their compact, mounding habit and profuse flowering, making them excellent choices for edging, borders, or spilling over the sides of planters. Many cultivars also feature a delicate, sweet fragrance that adds to their appeal. Nemesia thrives in full sun to partial shade and well-drained, organically rich soil. These versatile plants are relatively easy to grow and maintain, making them a popular selection among both novice and experienced gardeners. With their vibrant colors, pleasant scents, and tidy growth patterns, nemesias are a timeless addition to any outdoor space, providing season-long beauty and charm.


Plant Data

Tags Annual, Annual in Chicago, Attracts Butterflies, Attracts Hummingbirds, Attracts Pollinators, Deciduous, Deer Resistant, Filler, Fragrant, Showy Flowers, Tender Perennial

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Spring annuals and tender perennials are typically grown in Greenhouses so they can be ready and luxurious exactly when customers want them. Some perennials are also “forced” into early bloom in greenhouses. In May, there can be a very big difference between field-grown and greenhouse-grown plants of the same type. The latter typically look good right away (so they’re a great choice where that’s important), but we typically pay a premium for it.

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