Shoo-fly plant

Nicandra physalodes

Find this plant in Hortus Dijkspark.


Nicandra - You can consult others. The answer you planted into the second of thirty plant beds in the Dijksgracht park, part of the Twijfel Zaaien/Raising Doubts project. Latin name: Nicandra Physalodes Artist family: Romantic Colour: Blue


This plant has lantern-shaped flowers, which means that the plant can enlight people that take care of it with great ideas. It is named after a Greek poet Nicander, who wrote about plants and really enjoyed consulting plant-lovers about their meanings.