Scientific Name: Commelina erecta
Common Names: Whitemouth Dayflower
Day flower grows up to 24 inches on a somewhat sprawling, slender stem. Flowers are small, about one inch across, and close early in the day. Flowers range from purple to a blue violet. Flower head is made of three petals: 2 petals of equal size, and a third that can hardly be seen. Buds cluster at the end of the stalk and then open one at a time.
Bloom Color(s): blue
Bloom Width: 1 in.
Bloom Period: March to December
Plant Family: Commelinaceae
Growth Habit: Forb/herb
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