Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A genus of South African plants of the family Scrophulariaceæ. It contains about 30 species, annual or perennial herbs bearing white, yellow, or red short-tubular, solitary, or raeemed saccate or spurred flowers. A few of them are in cultivation as garden annuals, one of the most advertised being N. strumosa.

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Examples

  • Our home bedding plants, such as geranium, verbena, nemesia, were all in full bloom and the soil and climate seemed to suit them.

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  • The "Plymouth Plantation" Proven Winners arrangement blends Laguna 'Sky blue' (lobelia), cranberry Sunsatia (nemesia), and white Babylon (verbena).

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  • PLANTING some highly-fragrant nemesia in pots on my patio recently made me start thinking about the importance of scent to a garden.

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  • Herbs such as mint, cilantro and parsley mingle with nemesia and cucumber.

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  • Herbs such as mint, cilantro and parsley mingle with nemesia and cucumber.

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  • (lobelia), one Sunsatia (nemesia) in cranberry, and two white Babylon (verbena).

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