Kauai Mix Torenia consists of deep blue, burgundy, lemon drop, magenta, rose and white. Clown Torenia is compact and well-branched, but Kauai Torenia is even more compact and has a better branching habit. The name Kauai automatically invokes thoughts of the tropics and that’s what this plant creates, exotic looking blooms that add a tropical look to your landscape or patio pots. Torenia are also called Wishbone Flowers. The stamens grow up from opposite sides of the throat and arch together mimicking a chicken wishbone.
Spacing: Plant 8″ to 10″ apart
Height: Grows 8″ to 10″ tall.
How To Grow: Plant in sun or part shade.
Outstanding Features: Attracts bees and butterflies and is heat and humidity tolerant.
Tips: Torenia does best with afternoon shade in hot areas.
Uses: Garden Bed, Containers, Borders, Landscapes
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