alaska state fair
Menu

Nicandra physalodes ‘Violacea’

Description:

A vigorous annual with wavy margined leaves.  Deep violet stems add a nice depth of color. 

Light blue blooms are followed by round berries encased in green calyces which dry nicely.

The seed pods are sticky, causing many insects to get stuck to them– hence the common name of ‘shoofly’.

Zone:

Annual.  It does readily self sow

Bloom Color:

Light blue

Bloom Time:

All summer

Light:

Full sun

Height:

3-4’

Habit:

Upright, branching

Author: Betty Shadura

Share This Post On