Spreading Dayflower (Commelina diffusa)

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General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Plant Height: 2 to 4 inches
Plant Spread: creeping habit, 6 to 8 inch spread
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Other: 3 blue petals
Bloom Size: Under 1"
Flower Time: Late spring or early summer
Late summer or early fall
Underground structures: Taproot
Uses: Groundcover
Suitable as Annual
Edible Parts: Leaves
Eating Methods: Cooked
Resistances: Humidity tolerant
Propagation: Other methods: Division
Miscellaneous: Tolerates poor soil
Conservation status: Least Concern (LC)

Conservation status:
Conservation status: Least Concern

Discussion Threads about this plant
Thread Title Last Reply Replies
Looks almost like a toadlily or gentian by rhino57 Dec 16, 2016 6:19 AM 5
Dayflower (Commelina) by plantladylin Jul 4, 2015 10:18 AM 8
unknown groundcover by gingin Oct 12, 2015 11:50 AM 34

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