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Commelina dianthifolia

SKU: codia-E/6/23
Fabulous blue flowers on a tidy growing plant which has broad grass-like leaves. Late summer flowering.
Flower Colour: Blue
Flowering Season: Autumn
Preferred Conditions: Moist, well drained soil
Preferred Aspect: Full sun
Pot Size: 9 cm square
Additional Feature: Mainly flowers
List Price: £6.00
Price: £4.50
Azure blue flowers from flattened flower heads in summer.
Commelina dianthifolia
Product Details
This is quite a striking plant from the US which grows from a herbaceous rootstock. The foliage is long and straplike, similar to a broadleaved grass. Flowers are blue - yes blue! Being closely related to Tradescantia they have three petals each which are quite broad and make the flower around 2 cms wide or so. These are held in a flowerhead which appears to be on it's side and the flowers emerge from the top in rapid succession, one at a time but each plant will have numerous flower stems.