Cape Jewels (Nemesia spp.)

ENG: Cape Jewels

AFR: Wildeleeubekkie

DESCRIPTION: A fast growing annual that flowers profusely in spring and summer. The flowers come in a range of colours from dark blue to burgundy to pinks and yellows. Some of the flowers have a lovely perfume that fills the garden. The leaves are narrow, lancet shaped and is a beautiful dark green.

GROWTH HABIT: It has an upright growth habit. Nemesia nesia reaches dimensions of about 25 x 25cm. The flowers are borne on spikes above the plant and produces masses of colour.

GARDEN USES: Perfect for the garden borders or containers. Planted in masses this little plant will create a stunning sight and the lovely smell it will give off is just divine. The flowers will also attract bees and butterflies.

REQUIREMENTS: The Nemesia grows in full sun. It is also fairly water wise. It will be killed off by frost in the winter but can be re – planted again next season.

Gauteng Stockists

4 Seasons Nursery – Heidelberg
Colourful Splendour – Craighall Park
Garden Pavilion – Brandmullers
Garden World – Muldersdrift
Hecker Nursery – Boksburg
Keith Kirsten Waterfall Wilds
Lifestyle Home Garden – Randburg
Midstream Garden Centre
Nicolas Plants – Northriding
Schaffler’s Nursery – Johannesburg

Mpumalanga Stockists

Fever Tree Nursery – Nelspruit

North West Stockists

Clarks Tuinsentrum – Lichtenburg
Countryside Kwekery – Brits
Sittig’s Nursery – Hartebeespoort

**Please note that not all stockists will have every plant featured**

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