|Nemesia strumosa is a summer annual, best suited to areas with a cool summer, or can be used as a winter-spring annual in areas with mild winters. They like full sun and regular moisture. The species can reach 1 1/2 feet tall, the cultivars are usually more compact, around 10 inches. Regular deadheading will prolong flowering. Good as a bedding plant, in a rock garden or in hanging baskets. Very bright and jewel-like colors, all colors except green can be purchased as cultivars. The flowers are cup shaped with an enlarged lower lip, in 4 inch clusters. Native to South Africa.