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Common Dayflower Commelina communis

Other Common Name(s):

Phonetic Spelling
kom-uh-LIN-uh KOM-yoo-nis
Description

This delicate blue flower with its bunny rabbit teeth looking stigmas is going to be a delicate delight in your garden. This tiny flower has a might punch of color and with its vibrant blue color, it will add a delight to any garden. It is indeed the crown jewel of delight in any size garden. The large green leaves dress this flower in sheer elegance. It's a wildflower that will grace a fairy garden, captivate a small garden and draw the attention of many in a large garden. It is the crown jewel that you will want to have and that you will enjoy for many years to come.

Here is some useful information.

A sprawling plant which often roots at the joints of stems.

This plant likes sun to partial shade.

summer, blue, wildflower, perennial, fall, white

Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall#white#summer#blue#perennial#white flowers#wildflowers#blue flowers#fairy garden#crown jewel
 
Cultivars / Varieties:
Tags:
#fall#white#summer#blue#perennial#white flowers#wildflowers#blue flowers#fairy garden#crown jewel
  • Attributes:
    Genus:
    Commelina
    Species:
    communis
    Life Cycle:
    Perennial
  • Whole Plant Traits:
    Plant Type:
    Perennial
    Wildflower
  • Cultural Conditions:
    Light:
    Partial Shade (Direct sunlight only part of the day, 2-6 hours)
  • Flowers:
    Flower Color:
    Blue
    Gold/Yellow
    White
    Flower Bloom Time:
    Fall
    Summer
    Flower Petals:
    2-3 rays/petals
    Flower Description:
    Commelina communis may have 3 petals that are blue (or blue and white) with yellow stamen. The flower has two large, blue petals and a smaller, white petal; the edges of the spathes are united near the base
  • Leaves:
    Leaf Color:
    Green
    Leaf Shape:
    Lanceolate
    Hairs Present:
    No
    Leaf Description:
    Leaves are broadly lance-shaped to egg-shaped
  • Stem:
    Stem Is Aromatic:
    No
  • Landscape:
    Landscape Location:
    Woodland