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Lithospermum purpureocaerulea

Grémil pourpre blue
Purple Gromwell

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Plant family

Area

Provence Verte

Flower colour

blue

Flower size

20-30 mm

Flowering months

April,

May,

June,

July

Leaf type

Lanceolate

Height

60 cm

Description

A hairy erect perennial. A forest dweller.

Flowers

The funnel-shaped flowers in bud are a deep reddish-pink, when fully opened they turn a deep blue.

Leaves

Lanceolate leaf is lance-shaped: long and widest in the middle. Long, pointed, showy midrib, dark green.

Fruits Seeds

Achene: 4 small, shiny, white nutlets that do not open to release seeds.

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