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Blue Daze

Evolvulus glomeratus

Description:

Evolvulus, or blue daze, is an evergreen subshrub that grows in a low, spreading mound, up to 2-3 ft (0.6-0.9 m) in diameter, but no more than 1 ft (0.3 m) tall. The stems become woody as they age. Leaves and stems are densely downy, covered with a light gray fuzz. Use your tongue to feel the feltlike texture. The egg shaped leaves are about a 0.5 in (1.3 cm) wide and 1 in (2.5 cm) long. The funnel shaped flowers are born individually in leaf axils near the stem tips. They are about 1 in (2.5 cm) across, with five pale lavender or powder blue petals and white throats. Evolvulus blooms profusely and almost continuously, but each flower lasts only a day, opening in the morning and closing by afternoon.Evolvulus glomeratus is native to Brazil and Paraguay. Height:6-12 in. (15-30 cm) Spacing:12-15 in. (30-38 cm) Danger:N/A Bloom Color:Medium Blue Bloom Time:Mid Summer,Late Summer or Early Fall,Mid Fall Foliage:Blue-Green, Velvet or Fuzzy-Textured

Habitat:

Tainan,Taiwan

Notes:

I found it in my way home,noticing that it matched where it grow!

1 Species ID Suggestions

ceherzog
ceherzog 10 years ago
Blue Daze
Evolvulus glomeratus


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4 Comments

HELLO
HELLO 10 years ago

Can anybody tell me the difference between Evolvulus nuttallianus and Evolvulus glomeratus?I have problems in distinguishing Evolvulus nuttallianus and Evolvulus glomeratus.

HELLO
HELLO 10 years ago

Thanks!

Saarbrigger
Saarbrigger 10 years ago

This flower has a nice blue colour really. Looks for me like "blue daze" too.

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 10 years ago

Lovely reflected blue picture!

HELLO
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HELLO

Tainan City, Tainan City, Taiwan

Spotted on May 20, 2011
Submitted on Jun 15, 2011

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