Nierembergia hippomanica 'Purple Robe'

A mat-forming plant to 20 cm or so tall with deep blue-violet flowers.

The true name of this plant is uncertain and, although it is often listed under N. hippomanica, it is probably a cultivar of N. frutescens Durieu.

The cultivar N. 'Mont Blanc' is also listed.

kingdom Plantae
phylum   Tracheophyta
class    Magnoliopsida
superorder     Asteranae
order      Solanales
family       Solanaceae
genus        Nierembergia Ruiz & Pav.
species         Nierembergia hippomanica Miers