The Q&A Archives: Torenia

Question: I was wondering if you can tell me something about a new plant I got as a gift? It's called Torenia, wishbone flower.

Answer: Torenia fournieri or wishbone flower is an annual flower that will bloom into fall and makes a nice plant in a shady spot. Depending on the variety it will grow between about 6 and 12 inches tall and should be pinched to keep it bushy. It prefers a rich moist soil.

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