Annuals forum: So......has anyone ever grown......?

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Name: Tim
Iron county, mo (Zone 6b)
Jan 14, 2015 7:13 AM CST
Nemesia cheiranthus or any of its cultivars?

Most other species of Nemesia don't do well in our summer heat around here, and are grown as cool-season annuals. They are native to Namaqualand in S Africa, which is pretty hot & dry, so it makes me wonder if they might do well for me.

Supposedly they are somewhat coconut-scented......and such bizarre flowers....let me see if I can pull a pic in from the database

Name: Jennifer
48036 MI (Zone 6b)
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Jan 14, 2015 9:04 AM CST
Ooooh pretty! I was not familiar with that.
Name: Betsy
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Jan 14, 2015 10:40 AM CST
Wow, that is so unique - never seen this one!
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Name: Vickie
Elberfeld, Indiana, USA (Zone 6b)
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Jan 15, 2015 5:23 AM CST
I haven't heard of it either, but it is very pretty. The bloom kind of reminds me of the shape of columbine.
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Name: Michele Roth
N.E. Indiana - Zone 5b
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Jan 15, 2015 6:13 AM CST
I've tried to germinate these several times, but haven't yet found the key to getting sprouts.
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Name: Jo Ann Gentle
Pittsford NY (Zone 6a)
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Jan 17, 2015 3:53 PM CST
WOW That is lovely

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