Stroll wildflowers: |
Spanish Gorse |
Purple Gromwell |
A hairy, erect, unbranched perennial. Ours were growing in the midst of tall grass in an open woodland, 50 cm tall.
Flowers reddish-purple changing to deep, dark blue ("starts red; opens blue"), 5-lobed funnel-shaped, the terminal leafy cymes elongating in fruit.
Lanceolate to narrow-elliptical, long-pointed, dark green.
Woodland margins, scrub, hedges.
Nutlets white, shiny.