Definition of nemesia in English:

nemesia

Syllabification: ne·me·sia
Pronunciation: /nəˈmēZHə
 
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noun

  • A plant related to the snapdragon that is cultivated for its colorful, obliquely funnel-shaped flowers.
    • Genus Nemesia, family Scrophulariaceae: several species, in particular N. strumosa and its hybrids
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    • Petunias, snapdragons and nemesia are good annuals to add in the fall.
    • In zones 15-17, you can also plant calceolaria, cineraria, nemesia, and schizanthus.
    • The lower bed holds mostly annuals including yellow and orange nemesias, and pink godetias.

Origin

modern Latin, from Greek nemesion, denoting various similar plants.

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