How to grow Torenia fournieri

Torenia fournieri growing herbaceous of the genus Torenia also known as Wishbone flower or Bluewings, Torenia fournieri annual plant, used as ornamental plant, can grow in mediterranean, desert, subtropical, temperate climate or as houseplant and growing in hardiness zone 2-11.

Leaves color green in oval to heart shape with serrated margin.

Torenia fournieri flower

Flower color can be: blue, pink or purple and the inner part can be: blue, purple or white in a mouth shape.

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How to grow Torenia fournieri growing and care:

Moist soil, rich soil

What is the best way to start growing?
Plant / Seed / Vegetative reproduction

Is it necessary to use vegetative reproduction?

Difficulties or problems when growing:
Sensitive to heat

Planting season:
Spring / Summer

Pests and diseases:

Pruning season:
All the season

How to prune:
Just for design

Size of the plant:
15-30cm, 6-12 inches

Growth speed in optimal condition:
Fast growing / Medium growing

Water requirement:
Average amount of water

Light conditions in optimal condition for growing:
Half shade / Full shade

Is it possible to grow indoor as houseplant?

Growing is also possible in a planter /flowerpot / containers:

Blooming information

Bloom season?
Spring / Summer / Autumn

General information about the flower:
Mouth shape flowers, in colors: blue, pink or purple and the inner part can be: blue, purple or white

Scientific name:

Torenia fournieri

How to grow Torenia fournieri

Torenia fournieri flower

Torenia fournieri


Blooming Seasons
  • Autumn flowers
  • Spring flowers
  • Summer flowers
Flower colors
  • Blue flower
  • Pink flower
  • Purple flower
  • Mediterranean Climate
  • Subtropics Climate
  • Temperate Climate
Ornamental parts
  • Ornamental flower
  • Ornamental leaves
  • Ornamental plant
Plant growing speed
  • Average growing plants
  • Fast growing plants
Plant life-form
  • Annual plant
  • Herbaceous
Plant Uses
  • Ornamental plants
Planting Season
  • Spring Planting
  • Summer planting
Plants sun exposure
  • Part shade Plants
  • Shade Plants
Watering plants
  • Regularly water
Hardiness zone
  • Hardiness zone 10
  • Hardiness zone 11
  • Hardiness zone 2
  • Hardiness zone 3
  • Hardiness zone 4
  • Hardiness zone 5
  • Hardiness zone 6
  • Hardiness zone 7
  • Hardiness zone 8
  • Hardiness zone 9