Bloom Clock/Keys/Global/Temperate/Late Summer/Blue Flowers

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This page is part of the global dichotomous key for plants recorded as blooming in Late Summer.

These plants have the following traits:

  • Blue flowers

Viola x wittrockiana

A Purple-flowered variety

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Profile for Viola x wittrockiana (Pansy)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Short-lived, low-growing perennial, with mostly cool season blooms
Higher taxa:Viola


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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Spring, Mid Spring, Mid Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall, Early Winter

Regional data and additional images for Viola x wittrockiana

Nepeta x faassenii

Inflorescence

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Profile for Nepeta x faassenii (Catmint)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:On spikes, tubular, blue through pale purple.
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Spring, Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Commelina communis

Flower and foliage

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Profile for Commelina communis (Asiatic Dayflower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Sprawling herbaceous plant
Foliage:Simple, with linear veins
Life Cycle: annual
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Aster novae-angliae

Head

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Profile for Aster novae-angliae (New England Aster)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect, bushy herbaceous plant
Flowers:Heads with yellow disk florets and purple (sometimes pink, white, or red) rays
Foliage:Simple, alternate
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Cichorium intybus

Heads

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Profile for Cichorium intybus (Chicory)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect perennial, foliage primarily basal but with some cauline leaves
Flowers:Radiate heads, both disk and ray florets typically blue but sometimes white
Life Cycle: perennial
Similar Plants:Basal foliage in spring is often mistaken for Taraxacum officinale
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

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Agastache foeniculum

Inflorescences

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Profile for Agastache foeniculum (Wild Hyssop)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Small tubular flowers on an upright spike
Foliage:simple, opposite
Stem:Square in cross section
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Lobelia siphilitica

Inflorescences

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Profile for Lobelia siphilitica (Blue Lobelia)
Identifying Characteristics
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Mid Summer, Late Summer, Early Fall, Mid Fall, Late Fall

Regional data and additional images for Lobelia siphilitica

Torenia fournieri

Flowers

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Profile for Torenia fournieri (Wishbone Flower)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Low growing herbaceous plant
Foliage:simple, opposite
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Ipomoea hederacea

Flower

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Profile for Ipomoea hederacea (Ivy-leaved morning glory)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Twining vine
Flowers:Trumpet shaped, blue, usually open only in the morning
Foliage:Palmaely lobed
Life Cycle: Annual
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Salvia guaranitica

Flowering plant

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Profile for Salvia guaranitica (Anise Sage)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Upright herbaceous plant
Flowers:Tubular
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Veronicastrum sibiricum

Inflorescence

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Profile for Veronicastrum sibiricum (Veronicastrum)
Identifying Characteristics
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Myosotis

Inflorescence

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Profile for Myosotis (Forget-me-not)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Sprawling herbaceous plant
Foliage:Simple
Recent Logs[edit]

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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

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Verbena hastata

Inflorescence

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Profile for Verbena hastata (Vervain)
Identifying Characteristics
Flowers:Several spikes of tiny, purple, 5-petalled flowers branch from a central stem.
Foliage:Deeply veined with toothed margins. Lanceolate.
Stem:Erect
Life Cycle: Biennial, Perennial
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Tradescantia

Flowers

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Profile for Tradescantia (Spiderwort)
Identifying Characteristics
Habit:Erect herbaceous plant
Foliage:Straplike, both basal and on stems
Stem:Round
Life Cycle: Perennial
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Global data:
Temperate zone season(s): Late Spring, Early Summer, Mid Summer, Late Summer

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Last updated 21:15, 21 February 2008 (UTC) from the DPL page with 14 plants.