Blue has been an extremely popular colour for garden flowers this year so far. No wonder – it’s Pantone’ Colour of the Year 2020! Click here to find out more about this colour and its place in nature.
Nemesia NESIA™ Denim is that perfect shade of blue that we associate with our favourite jeans or denim jacket, and it makes a wonderful new addition to the NESIA™ collection for this year.
For gardeners who love colour
Nemesia NESIA™ Denim features eye catching blue flowers with dark green foliage, ideal for catering to lovers of the denim garden trend.
This variety joins the many other fantastic shades in this collection. See below…
Not a fan of greenery? This collection is for you. With nearly a dozen shades to choose from, each one distinct and eye-catching, the NESIA™ is one to browse while you’re shopping for your spring garden! Choose from pinks, yellows, blues and mixed shades – your garden is your canvas.
You won’t need many of these plants to make an impact. Each variety features an abundance of big flowers that appear in clusters on strong stems – in classic Nemesia style. These flowers appear all summer long, brightening up any outdoor space while the weather’s at its most enjoyable!
Use your Nemesia NESIA™ in patio pots and beds. The compact, mounded habit of these plants is ideal for those who like to keep their gardens neat without much maintenance. Your patio will look dazzling with these potted beauties stealing the show.
How to care for Nemesia NESIA™ Denim
Once you’ve received your stunning Nemesia NESIA™ Denim, pot it up and grow it in warm, frost-free conditions. While it’s establishing, pinch out the tip of each stem to encourage bushiness.
Once the last frost has definitely passed, slowly acclimatise the plant to outdoor conditions before transplanting it into its final position in a patio pot or a garden bed. Use any moist, non-alkaline, well-draining soil and place your plant in full sun.
Denim garden inspiration
Although the Nemesia NESIA™ Denim is the perfect way to add a splash of indigo hues to your garden, people all over the world have taken the ‘denim garden’ style literally!
Take a look at my denim garden inspiration below – how about combining some of these ideas with your Nemesia?
What do you think of the denim garden trend? Let me know in the comments section below!
Michael has been involved with gardening and plants since he was just five years old. He is a self-professed Plant Geek, and was listed in the Sunday Times top 20 most influential people in the gardening world, thanks to his plant hunter role at Thompson & Morgan.
Michael was responsible for new plant introductions such as the Egg and Chips plant and the FuchsiaBerry and keeps busy travelling the world in search of new plants as well as lecturing worldwide, including stints in Japan. He is very active on social media – so why not give him a follow at @mr_plantgeek or Facebook. You can also listen to The Plant Based Podcast with Michael and co-host Ellen-Mary on iTunes, Spotify and Google.