- Flower nameNierembergia repens
- Scientific nameNierembergia 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.