Torenia

夏堇

(Torenia fournieri)

Growing Facts

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Hong Kong Warm Growing Season (May-August)

 

Around 4 hours of morning sun

Keep the soil of the flowers moist but not soggy

The plant is susceptible to root rot

 

Plant in a container 

Seedlings spaced 10 inches apart 

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Fun Facts
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The common name is 'Bluewings' referring to its wing-shaped petals
To keep Torenia flowers prolific and blooming, provide a balanced, all-purpose plant food every 2-3 weeks
Torenia plants don't like to be transplanted
Torenia plants are not particular about their soil, but they do prefer it to be slightly acidic- between 6.0 and 6.5, if possible