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Plant Habit: Herb/Forb
Life cycle: Annual
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Plant Height: 40-48 inch
Plant Spread: 12-16 inch
Leaves: Unusual foliage color
Fruit: Showy
Flowers: Showy
Flower Color: Blue
Flower Time: Summer
Late summer or early fall
Fall
Wildlife Attractant: Bees
Propagation: Seeds: Depth to plant seed: cover the seeds thin
Sow in situ
Start indoors
Can handle transplanting

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Common names
  • Shoofly Plant
  • Apple of Peru

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Location: Copenhagen, Denmark, EU
Date: July
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-09-26
Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-09-07
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-08-31
Location: Botanical Graden Meise - Nationale Plantentuin Meise - Brussel
Date: 2017-09-27
Location: Botanical Graden Meise - Nationale Plantentuin Meise - Brussel
Date: 2017-09-27
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2007-06-03

photo credit: Harald Hubich
Location: In my garden in Kalama, Wa.
Date: Early Summer
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Botanical Graden Meise - Nationale Plantentuin Meise - Brussel
Date: 2017-09-27
Location: My garden, Ghent, Belgium
Date: 2016-01-29

photo credit: Karelj

photo credit: Harald Hubich
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-08-31
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-08-31
Location: My garden, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-09-07
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2007-05-30
Location: My garden, Ghent, Belgium
Date: 2016-01-23
Uploaded by robertduval14

photo credit: Zanchetta Fabio

photo credit: Harald Hubich
Location: On a wasteland, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-09-05
Location: Colorado
Date: 2019-07-31
Location: In my Northern California garden
Date: 2012-09-10
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-08-31
Location: My garden, Ghent, Belgium
Date: 2016-01-21
Uploaded by Calif_Sue
Location: found on a waste land, Gent, Belgium
Date: 2007-05-30

photo credit: Harald Hubich

photo credit: ArtMechanic
Location: Gent, Belgium
Date: 2013-08-31
Location: My garden, Ghent, Belgium
Date: 2016-01-21
dark purple stem on seedling.

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