Torenia fournieri

Common name: Torenia

Scientific name: Torenia fournieri

Torenia/ Wishbone flower is a low-growing bushy annual prefers part sun shade. Theses lovely two-lipped, trumpet-shaped flowers are in two-tone, lilac-purple, blue, white, or pink with yellow markings.


EnvironmentIndoor and outdoor
Plant typeFlowering plant
Available colorsBlue, Pink, Yellow, White
Growth habitUpright
Mature height6 – 8 inches
Mature width5 – 6 inches
Soil conditionWell drained, fibrous medium.
SunlightDirect light.
Water requirementOnce per 2- 3 days based on the soil moisture conditions.
Nutrition requirementAdd flowering fertilizer once per week.
MaintenanceRemove dry leaves and flowers once per 3 – 4 days.
Common issuesHighly susceptible to diseases. Spray a recommended fungicide once per week during rainy season.
Pot size14cm