Flower Database

American Blue

Basic information
Flower Name
American Blue
Formal Name
Evolvulus pilosus
Alias
American Blue, アメリカン・ブルー, エボルブルス・ピロサス, Evolvulus, dwarf morning glories
Habitat
Central America such as Brazil
Morph
fertile perennial herb
Comment
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 type
Actinomorphic Flower
Flower array
Solitary Inflorescence
Petal shape
Infundibular
Leaf type
Elliptic
Leaf edge
Entire Fringe
Flowering place
Garden Pot flower
Color
Blue
Season
Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct
Height
20  ~ 30  [cm]
Diameter
1  ~ 2