Nierembergia’s adorable cup-shaped flowers and neat growing habits make them a valuable annual bloom for borders and containers. It can be planted in rows along the front of flower beds or borders for a neat look.
It is a tremendous medium-sized plant for adding visual appeal to cascading plants and taller plants. Although the Nierembergia is typically grown as an annual, it is a perennial in cooler climates.
Nierembergia is also called the cup flower. Nierembergia belongs to the Solanaceae family and includes 21 species that are mainly found in South America.
Nierembergia has pretty, slender, narrow leaves covered with purple or bluish flowers at the tips. This flowering plant grows up to 6 inches tall and up to a foot wide.