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All information gathered first-hand, since 1995

Flowers. Mar-May

Tall. Short

Flower. The flower is a purple tube, about 40 mm long, balanced from the center. The inside is white, with some orange spots.

Leaves. Narrow and deeply lobed.

Habitat. Leafy forests, damp forests and river banks, vineyards.

Comments. We've guessed at the common (English) name for this flower. Andrei Samartsev from the Bonch-Bruyevich University in St. Petersburg, Russia has provided some good help, including two excellent references (Mary's Gardens and Warp Zone. Mary's Gardens lists the Religious name as OurLady's Hens.