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Apple of Peru (Nicandra physalodes)

Observed: 28th August 2011 By: MikedapsMikedaps’s reputation in PlantsMikedaps’s reputation in Plants
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First noticed early summer presumably grown from seed, has flowered since July, early flowered carpels now swollen with x5 radial symmetry as has flower, albeit v blurred photo. Corolla of petals fused similar to morning glory closing at night. Lower stem red purple, not used hand-lens but think hairless, leaves as photo alternate.

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corylus's picture

Have grown this from seed

It now self-seeds which I am happy with.Got the seed from Chilterns. There is also a form 'Violacea'

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