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Sudanpan

  • Joined Jan 2009
  • West Cornwall
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Pretty blue flower - but what is it?
« on: July 17, 2017, 04:12:18 pm »
My sister's pretty good at flower identification but she has been stumped by this one - growing in her garden in Cambridge
Any ideas please?
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waterbuffalofarmer

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Re: Pretty blue flower - but what is it?
« Reply #1 on: July 17, 2017, 05:30:11 pm »
Looks a little similar to a primrose... Could it be a hybrid?  :thinking:
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YorkshireLass

  • Joined Mar 2010
Re: Pretty blue flower - but what is it?
« Reply #2 on: July 17, 2017, 10:31:22 pm »
The blue looks like speedwell (Veronica spp) but the petals are wrong. Not morning glory either. Hmm!

ddangus

  • Joined Jul 2012
  • Angus
Re: Pretty blue flower - but what is it?
« Reply #3 on: July 18, 2017, 05:11:51 pm »
California bluebell (Phacelia campanularia) often found in non native "wild flower" mixes.

Fleecewife

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Re: Pretty blue flower - but what is it?
« Reply #4 on: July 18, 2017, 05:35:00 pm »
Well done ddangus  :trophy:   That's been bugging me since Sudanpan posted the pic  :thinking:
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Sudanpan

  • Joined Jan 2009
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Re: Pretty blue flower - but what is it?
« Reply #5 on: July 18, 2017, 05:51:14 pm »
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Anyone know what this flower/weed is?

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