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Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower)

Type: Species | Edit History      Plant ID - 39127



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Scientific Classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Division: Magnoliophyta
Class: Liliopsida
Order: Commelinales
Family: Commelinaceae
Genus: Commelina
Species: Commelina communis
 
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Plant Types edit
  • Annual
  • Drought Tolerant
  • Herb
Zones / Hardiness edit
  • 3a (to -35 F / -37 C)
  • 3b (to -30 F / -34 C)
  • 4a (to -25 F / -32 C)
  • 4b (to -20 F / -29 C)
  • 5a (to -15 F / -26 C)
  • 5b (to -10 F / -23 C)
  • 6a (to -5 F / -21 C)
  • 6b (to 0 F / -18 C)
  • 7a (to 5 F / -15 C)
  • 7b (to 10 F / -12 C)
  • 8a (to 15 F / -9 C)
  • 8b (to 20 F / -7 C)
  • 9a (to 25 F / -4 C)
  • 9b (to 30 F / -1 C)
Height (Maximum) edit
  • 1 1/2 to 2 feet (45 to 60 cm)
Spread (Maximum) edit
  • 2 to 5 feet (60 cm to 1 1/2 m)
Flowering Start edit
  • May
Flowering End edit
  • October
Leaf Colour edit
  • Green - Medium
Leaf Shape edit
  • Acuminate
  • Ovate
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Suitable For edit
  • Hanging Basket
  • Low Maintenance Garden
  • Woodland Garden
Sun Exposure edit
  • Full Sun
  • Partial Shade
Soil Types edit
  • Well-drained
  • Moist
Soil pH edit
Bloom Colour edit
  • Blue
  • White
Wildlife Value edit
Propagation Techniques edit
  • Seed
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toni (29963)
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toni (29963) wrote on Jun 02 2014
Some would call this a weed, but it is drought tolerant, grows quickly and almost anywhere, has a cute bright blue flower...what's wrong with that? I have some standard perennials that don't do as well as this one. ;)

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