Native to South Africa. Nemesia is a genus of annuals, perennials and shrubs. The flowers are two-lipped, with the upper lip consisting of four lobes and the lower lip two lobes. Each flower 20 x 20 mm.
Pleasantly scented. This view is looking down on the flowerheads.
''Nemesia caerulea'' is a blue- to purple- flowered herbaceous perennial member of the family Scrophulariaceae. The plant is native to the Cape Floristic Province of southwestern South Africa, where it grows at low elevations on fully exposed north-facing and northwest-facing slopes in association with other native grasses and forbs.