Annuals, Perennials, Flowers
Small, rounded plant (9–12 in. high and wide) with egg-shaped, inch-long leaves and blue, sweet-scented, star-shaped flowers centered with tufts of bright yellow stamens. (A white variety is also available.) Needs rich soil, high humidity, some shade or bright indirect light. Deadhead to prolong bloom. Good plant for house or cool greenhouse. Suitable in beds or containers as outdoor annual.
Early varieties mature in 7 to 8 weeks from transplanting into garden; late varieties require 3 to 4 m...
From Mexico. Easy-to-grow, summer-fruiting tomato relative known botanically as Physalis ixocarpa
Perennial in Zones 13, 21-24, H1, H2; grown as annual elsewhere. Delicate, airy mounds to 12–18 ...