American Blue

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    American Blue @ Kazuyo's house
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    American Blue @ Hawaii Island(Big Iland)
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    American Blue @ Maui Iland(Hawaii)
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    American Blue @ Hawaii Island(Big Iland)

Basic information

Flower Name
American Blue
Formal Name
Evolvulus pilosus
Alias
American Blue, Evolvulus, dwarf morning glories
Habitat
Central America such as Brazil
Morph
fertile perennial herb

Comment

What is American Blue

American Blue or called Evolvulus(scientific name: Evolvulus pilosus) is native to Central America such as Brazil and is a fertile perennial herb of the family Convolvulaceae , genus Evolvulus. Growth is fast and strong. It continues to bloom for a long period from spring to autumn. Refreshing blue florets that bloom to reflect strong sunlight cover the ground and serve as a ground cover.

Generic name: American Blue, Scientific name: Evolvulus pilosus, also known as: American Blue, Place of origin: Central America such as Brazil etc., Environment: sunny and well-drained soil, plant height: 20 to 30 cm, leaf shape: oval, leaf length: 2 to 3 cm, phylogeny (leaf order): alternate, leaf edge: smooth, one day flower, flower diameter: 1 to 2 cm, flower color: Flower petal is blue and central part is white, corolla shape: funnel with 5 tears at the tip, numbers of stamen:5, number of pistils:1, flowering period:from April to October, fruit type: capsule.

Detailed information

Order
Solanales
Family
Convolvulaceae
Genus
Evolvulus
Species
E. pilosus
Flower language
Overflowing thoughts ()
Flower type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
GardenPot flower
Color
Blue
Season
AprMayJunJulAugSepOct
Height
20 ~ 30 [cm]
Diameter
1 ~ 2

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