Wishbone Flower (Torenia fournieri)

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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Partial or Dappled Shade
Flower Color: Blue
Pink
Red
White
Yellow
Flower Time: Spring
Late spring or early summer
Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Propagation: Seeds: Provide light
Needs specific temperature: 75-90F
Days to germinate: 10-21
Depth to plant seed: Press into surface
Start indoors
Other info: Start 10-12 weeks before last frost
Containers: Suitable in 1 gallon
Suitable in 3 gallon or larger

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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-04-24
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Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., AustraliaDate: 2018-02-27
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2012-07-30
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-08-21#pollination
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009
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Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., AustraliaDate: 2018-03-18
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Location: My gardenDate: 2018-09-12
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-10-02#pollination
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Location: Indiana  Zone 5Date: maycell packs of several colors
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-06-26
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Location: my garden Date: 2012-10-17
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-06-26
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2014-09-20
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Location: my garden Date: 2014-10-22
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Location: Riverside, CADate: 2015-04-28
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Location: my garden Date: 2016-07-19
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Location: ILDate: 2010-08-21
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Location: ILDate: 2010-07-30
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2016-08-20#pollination
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Location: 5bDate: 2017-09-19Make a wish
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Date: 2019-09-05
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Date: 2019-09-05
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2011-08-01Hanging basket
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-09-01
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2013-10-08
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-09-07
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2009-06-27
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2010-09-11w/ Silver Spotted Skipper
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 9-28-12w/ a Hummingbird Moth
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-10-25
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2015-10-25self seeded
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Location: central IllinoisDate: 2018-11-03
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Discussion Threads about this plant
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this would make a great banner by Dutchlady1 Aug 5, 2012 3:57 AM 6
Merry Christmas Garden Flower ID by Southamerica Dec 25, 2019 10:42 PM 3
Can you identify this plant by prabhisetty Jan 24, 2018 9:45 PM 4
Can you identify this plant by prabhisetty Dec 3, 2017 11:44 AM 3
Need help with an ID by P0kket Oct 9, 2017 3:13 PM 5
Who is saving seeds this fall? by mom2goldens Oct 21, 2014 12:53 PM 100
Unknown plant by needrain Aug 16, 2014 9:12 PM 5
Seeds - Haves & Wants by Xeramtheum Dec 21, 2012 7:00 PM 10
Indoor seed starting by mom2goldens May 1, 2012 6:12 PM 214

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