soft stem, in blue,pink,purple,white flowers

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  1. olga

    olga Seedling

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    I'm just showing you 2 colors but i have them also in purple, white with yellow spot, soft pink and white with blue spot.



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  3. zuzu's petals

    zuzu's petals Silly Old Bat Plants Contributor

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    Very pretty, Olga, you have Torenia fournieri ("Wishbone flower").
     
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    eileen Resident Taxonomist Staff Member Moderator Plants Contributor

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    I believe that Torenia was named after Olaf Toren, a Swedish clergyman who discovered Torenia Asiatica while traveling in China in 1750. A really delightful little flower. :-D
     
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    Netty Chaotic Gardener Plants Contributor

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    Those are very pretty.
     



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  6. cajunbelle

    cajunbelle Daylily Diva

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    Torenia, one of my favorite shade flowers. As our LSU gardening guru, Dan Gill, says, if there is such a thing as a foolproof plant, torenia is it. I ordered the yellow seed this year, have yet to sow them, but I will. Yours are beautiful Olga.
     
  7. olga

    olga Seedling

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    Thank's everyone!
    If you would like some seeds of this torenia, pm me, i have so much to give.
     
  8. glendann

    glendann Official Garden Angel

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    They are great little plants I do love them and they bloomed hear last year
    from spring until almost fall.
     
  9. dooley

    dooley Super Garden Turtle

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    I guess I need to write that down. I get to the store or nursery and forget the names of plants that I see here on Gardenstew and would like to have. I really like these. Dooley
     
  10. stratsmom

    stratsmom Flower Fanatic

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    Those are gorgeous!! Think they'd look pretty neat in a "Tipsy Pot"
    Deanna
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