Nicandra physalodes "Violacea"

Apple of Peru

1 m. 3,28 f.
Family: Solanaceae

Genus: Nicandra

Genus containing only the species N.physaloides, native to Peru. Annual plant, known for its property of repelling insects. It grows in full sun and fertile soils.
Plant alone.
Propagated by seeds.
No disease problems.
Latin name: Nicandra physalodes "Violacea"
Big annual plant with green leaves and funnel-shaped violet-blue flowers in summer and autumn.