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Light purple flower

Observed: 23rd August 2011 By: Peppipig
light purple flower
Description:

Light purple flower growing in clustersin garden in Bedford throughout August. Similar size and stem appearance to crocus but petals on single head are folded in drape-like fashion with narrow top & wider at bottom of head (almost pagoda shape.

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Species interactions

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Comments

corylus's picture

Ours are flowering earlier than the usual Sept

due to the rain in Aug.

Hazel Trevan

martinjohnbishop's picture

This is C. hederifolium

This is C. hederifolium because the corolla is auriculate at the base; in C. purpurascens it is smooth.