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Observed: 22nd May 2013 By: jeltje
Added: 15th September 2013
Upright plant about 50cm high.Leaves: alternate,pointed,deeply veined.Flowers:,at top of stems,brilliant blue,5 petals,white honey guides and white ring(which protrudes slightluy upwards)in centre of flower.Stamens hidden in narrow flower tube.Stems:hary,square.Native to Western Europe,naturalized in UK.Thrives in lime soil. Red dye extracted from roots.