The Q&A Archives: What kind of flower is it?

Question: My mother recently gave me some flowers from her yard. The name of one in particular eludes us. Its leaves are like long grass blades and the flowers are bluish/violet with four petals and only open in the morning or when it is cool. Can you help?

Answer: I wish I could identify the flower for you but there are hundreds of possibilities. Here's a website with close ups of blue flowers:

Maybe one of them is the plant in question? Hope so!

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