General Plant Information (Edit)
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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Common names
  • Wishbone Flower
  • Bluewings

Photo Gallery
Location: all photos from my garden
Date: 2017-07-09
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2021-10-14
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-05-08
Location: Southern Pines, NC (Boyd House garden)
Date: June 18, 2023
Wishbone Flower (Torenia fournieri)
Location: My garden
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2015-04-24
Location: South Carolina
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-08-20
Photo by jmorth
Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2018-02-27
Location: Opp, AL  Z8b
Date: 2022-05-26
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2012-07-30
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2016-08-21
#pollination
Location: Lake Macquarie, N.S.W., Australia
Date: 2018-03-18
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-10-02
#pollination
Location: 5b
Date: 2017-09-19
Make a wish

Date: 2019-09-05
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: may
cell packs of several colors

 Courtesy Outsidepride
  • Uploaded by vic
Location: My garden
Date: 2018-09-12
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2009
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2016-08-20
#pollination
Location: Riverside, CA
Date: 2015-04-28
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2011-06-26
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2014-09-20

Date: 2019-09-05
Location: Indiana  Zone 5
Date: September
just poped up in a container (selfsown)
Location: my garden 
Date: 2014-10-22
Location: my garden 
Date: 2012-10-17
Location: my garden 
Date: 2016-07-19
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2009-06-26
Location: Columbus, OH
Date: 5-27-2003
Location: IL
Date: 2010-08-21
Location: IL
Date: 2010-07-30
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-09-01
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2018-11-03
Location: my garden 
Date: 2014-10-22

Date: July
credit: Prenn
Location: central Illinois
Date: 9-28-12
w/ a Hummingbird Moth
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2015-10-25
self seeded
Location: my garden 
Date: 2016-08-26
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2015-10-25
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2009-06-27
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2009-09-07
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2014-08-18
Location: Lucketts, Loudoun County, Virginia
Date: 2014-08-14
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2013-10-08
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2011-08-01
Hanging basket
Location: central Illinois
Date: 2010-09-11
w/ Silver Spotted Skipper
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piksihk On September 6, 2018 Obtained plant
rooted cuttings from Jeanette;
piksihk On September 21, 2016 Obtained plant
Lowe's pink with yellow
piksihk On September 1, 2016 Bloomed
seeds self-sowed in round bed HW;
piksihk On October 18, 2014 Obtained plant
front bed
piksihk On October 18, 2014 Transplanted
MySecretIslandGarden On July 14, 2022 Bloomed
Harvested seeds last year and left in pot under leaves, and it came back.
WebTucker On June 17, 2023 Bloomed
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