Wishbone Flower

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Wishbone Flower
Common Name: Wishbone Flower
Botanical Name: Torenia spp. (to-RE-ni-a)
Decorative Life:
Family Roots:
  • Member of the Scrophulariaceae (figwort) family.
  • Common family members include Calceolaria, Digitalis, Pensetmon and nemesia.
  • Native to mostly Asia and Africa with some species naturalized in the US.
Flower Color:
  • Named after Olaf Toren, who lived in the 1700s and was a Swedish clergyman.