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Compact Innocence
Scientific Name: Nemesia fruticans (Thunb.) Benth.
Synonym: Antirrhinum fruticans, Nemesia divergens
Family: Scrophulariaceae
Compact Innocence (Nemesia  fruticans) Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 16-24
USDA: 9b-11

Frost Tolerance: Takes some frost, it will kill the top and the plant will grow back in the spring

Heat Tolerance: Grow as winter and spring annual in the low deserts

Sun Exposure: Full sun

Origin: Grassland areas of South Africa

Growth Habits: Tender perennial, often grown as annual, up to 2 feet tall (60 cm), 2 feet spread (60 cm), depending on the variety; woody taproot

Watering Needs: Regular water, well drained, rich soil

Propagation: Seeds sown in the spring for summer flowering, cuttings in the spring

Compact Innocence (Nemesia  fruticans)

Nemesia 'Compact Innocence' PPAF

Cultural Practices:
If grown as a perennial, shear to the ground after the blooming is finished

Blooming Habits:
Vanilla scented, white or lavender flowers, with bright yellow protuberances in the center, similar in shape to small snapdragon flowers, coming almost all the year, but mostly in the spring.

Fruiting Habits:

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