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Torenia Care

Early to flower in the spring, Torenias produce richly colorful blooms in abundance throughout the summer to fall and are perfect for shaded patios and balconies. As a bonus, Torenias’ blossoms may attract pollinators such as butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden.

How to care for your Torenia

Use these instructions to care for a Torenia. This guide will tell you how to water a Torenia; its light, temperature, humidity preferences and any additional care it might need to help it grow.

Torenia Moon Indigo

LIGHT

Torenia Moon Indigo will grow best in partial to full shade.

WATER

Provide your Torenias with plenty of water as they do not like to dry out completely; water just before the soil is dry. During hot and dry times, more watering may be required, and during rainy and cool times, less watering may be needed. Be sure to avoid splashing water on the foliage and blooms when watering, as this can cause diseases.

FOOD

Fertilize 1–2 times a month using a liquid fertilizer or add a slow-release fertilizer to the soil according to instructions.

ADDITIONAL CARE

Torenia Moon Indigo typically don’t require deadheading, also known as the removal of spent blooms. However, if you notice your plants starting to get leggy or stretched out, feel free to trim the flowers and foliage back, and they will branch out and rebloom. Be sure to fertilize regularly.

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With richly colored blooms, Torenia Moon Indigo is an uniquely petaled flowering plant with purple and yellow blooms. Great for a shaded spot on your porch or patio.
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