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Lithodora diffusa
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Purple Gromwell 'Heavenly Blue'

Plantae
Eu-dicots (True dicotyledons)
Boraginaceae - order uncertain
Family: Boraginaceae
Bantry Garden
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It is easy to see why this is the preferred garden species as, although "diffusa" implies a spreading habit, it is much more compact than our native Lithospermum purpureocaeruleum which is rather invasive in gardens.

This plant is from Greece / Turkey.
21 April 2015
Category: Cultivated plants
 
British Isles status: uncertain


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Photographer: J R Crellin

About the picture:
NIKON D700
21/04/2015 13:28:53
1/30 sec - F/16
Focal Length: 85mm
Lens: 24-85mm f/3.5-4.5 G VR
Sensitivity: ISO 800
Exp. compensation: -1.1 EV
Depth of field: 0.01 m (0.37 - 0.38)
Light value: 9.9



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