Definition of nemesia in English:

nemesia

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Pronunciation: /nɪˈmiːʒə
 
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noun

A plant related to the snapdragon, which is cultivated for its colourful 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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