Torenia, also known as the wishbone flower, is a popular choice for gardeners due to its delicate, trumpet-shaped flowers that bloom in shades of blue, purple, pink, and white. Here are some care tips for Torenia:
Light and Temperature: Torenia prefers partial shade to full shade and thrives in temperatures between 60-75°F.
Watering: Keep the soil consistently moist but not waterlogged. Water deeply once a week or more frequently if the weather is hot and dry.
Soil: Torenia prefers well-draining soil that is rich in organic matter.
Fertilization: Fertilize Torenia every two weeks with a balanced, water-soluble fertilizer.
Pruning: Remove dead or faded flowers to promote continuous blooming.
Pests and Diseases: Keep an eye out for aphids, spider mites, and slugs. Treat with an insecticide or a soap solution if necessary.
With these care tips, your Torenia should thrive and provide beautiful blooms throughout the growing season.