Blue star creeper flower showing salverform shape
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Botanical Nerd Word: Salverform

Salverform: (Of flower shape) a narrow tube with petals bent abruptly outward at right angles.

This blue star creeper, Isotoma axillaris, growing in a container, has salverform blooms. Some other examples of plants with salverform flowers are primroses, phlox and pentas.



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