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Distinctive five petals fused together to form the "bell". Pinkish while budding and usually turns blue when fully bloomed. Pink and white variants.
Native to moist forests and floodplains on the east coast. Primarily pollinated by butterflies.
Loads of them at Riverbend Park in Great Falls, VA. Colony goes on for more than a mile.
Spotted on Apr 17, 2014
Submitted on Apr 19, 2014