Come! Ms. Dunlap will give two talks at the CNPS Conservation Conference Feb. 1-3 in LA!

One regarding a database of 3,700 nectar plants (& how to collect images to benefit pollinators), and the other regarding
a prototypical key incorporating a novel plant identification system that produced an order of magnitude improvement.

Nierembergia hippomanica var. violacea

Family: Solanaceae

Common name: CUPFLOWER

Synonyms: Nierembergia caerulea, Verify var. violacea

Native to: Argentina


Type: annual

Form: erect

Max height: 1 foot

Max width: 1 foot






Exposure: sun

Propagates by: seed

flowers in fall

flowers in summer

Soil types: sandy, well drained

USDA Zones: zone 7 to 0 f, zone 8 to +10 f, zone 9 to +20 f, zone 10 to +30 f

Temp. range: 0 to +40 °F

Water: drought tolerant