Nierembergia repens

Nierembergia repens

  • Nierembergia repens
  • Nierembergia repens
  • Flower name
    Nierembergia repens
  • Scientific name
    Nierembergia repens
  • Alias銀盃草, ニーレンベルギア, ニーレンベルギア レペンス, white cup, Nierembergia
  • Place of originArgentina and Chile
  • Place of floweringGarden, Botanical Gardens, Park, Potted flower, Streets, Planting
  • Flowering seasonJune, July, August, September

What is Nierembergia repens

Nierembergia repens (scientific name: Nierembergia repens) is a small, cold-resistant, creeping perennial herb (lodging plant) of the genus Nierembergia (Solanaceae), native to Argentina and Chile. It is also called cup flower, white cup, Nierembergia. The grass is short, 5 to 10 cm tall. It has a thin, underground stem with roots at each node. The leaves have long petioles, are 2 to 3 cm long, green in color, and spatulate in shape. From summer to early fall, a single white, high cup-shaped flower, 2 to 3 cm in diameter, blooms upward from the leaf axils. The flowers have a faint fragrance. It is used in gardens, potted plants, ground covers, and rock gardens.

Common name: Nierembergia repens, scientific name: Nierembergia repens, Also known as cup flower, cup flower, white cup, Nierembergia, Origin: Argentina, Chile, Life form: cold-tolerant, creeping perennial (lodging plant), Height: 5-10 cm, Leaf length: 2-3 cm, Petiole: caudate, Leaf color: green, Leaf shape: spatulate, Phyllotaxy: alternate, Inflorescence form: single branch apex or leaf axils, Corolla diameter: 2-3 cm, Flower color: white, Corolla shape: high cup with upward facing flowers, Flowering period: June to September, Flowering season: September to October Uses: garden planting, potted plant, ground cover, rock garden.


  • Order
    Solanales
  • Family
    Solanaceae
  • Genus
    Nierembergia
  • Species
    N. repens
  • Type of flower
    Radial symmetrical flower
  • Array of flower
    Monopetal inflorescence
  • Petal shape
    High cup-shaped
  • Leaf type
    Spatula-shaped
  • Edge of the leaf
    All edges
  • Life type small, cold-resistant, creeping perennial herb (lodging plant)
  • Flower colorsWhite
  • Colors of the leavesGreen
  • Fruit color
  • Height5.0 ~ 10.0 cm
  • Diameter of flower2.0 ~ 3.0 cm

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