PlantsNicandra→Shoofly Plant (Nicandra physalodes)

Common names:
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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 40-48 inch
Plant Spread: 12-16 inch
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds thin
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting


Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Help identify this REALLY cool flower by texastom Sep 11, 2020 4:23 PM 2
Please ID by BeKind Aug 2, 2020 7:18 AM 9
Is this Balloon Flower? by colcol Sep 22, 2019 12:46 PM 5
Plant identification by LyndaPh Nov 17, 2017 7:37 PM 6
Unknown plant by Alberrexis Jul 24, 2017 7:45 PM 1
new volunteer and sisters by kirke Aug 3, 2016 4:50 AM 6
Are these weeds ? by cpmub1 Jun 30, 2016 4:30 AM 6
EUROPE - seeds and also bulbs, plants TRADE by fixpix Sep 19, 2013 3:50 AM 0
Physalis I think, but which one? by bonitin Sep 4, 2013 11:50 AM 8
HAVE seeds to TRADE (EU or elsewhere) by fixpix Sep 21, 2012 3:48 AM 0

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