Plant of the Month: May 2013

Purple Robe, Cup Flower Nierembergia scoparia   Plant Form: Perennial Flower Water Use: Low – Moderate Mature Size: 6-10 inches tall, 12 inches wide Exposure: Full Sun – Part Shade Bloom Time: May – October (or first frost) Native to: South America Hardiness: Cold Hardy to 25° F   Purple Robe forms a much-branched, spreading mound with inch-long, purple, bell-shaped flowers that literally cover the whole plant all summer. Even in heat, Purple Robe flowers hold their deep, rich color. […]