Sunday, 26 April 2009

Green Thumb Sunday- Help!


I need help identifying this plant.
The flowers are blue or white, plant is about 6 inches high.

Leaf shape remind me of aquilegea. The blossoms are about 1/2 to 3/4 inch in size.

DH dug these up from his hunting camp in southwestern Ontario. In a forested area with moisture and sun.

The closest I have come to is broadleaf toothwort, though the leaf shape is not the same.
Anyone a wildflower expert?

9 comments:

Cher said...

wow I have no idea, but they sure are lovely. At first I was thinking, Irish Shamrock? Cause I have one that sort of looks like yours, but the leave are indeed different. It will be fun to find out if someone knows what it is!

Noodlegirl said...

Gosh no idea at all! They are lovely though!

Not Hannah said...

Could they be hepatica?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Hepatica.jpg

http://www.hort.net/profile/ran/hepac/

Rosemary said...

Rosemary said;

Thanks Cher, it will be interesting to see what it is.
Noodlegirl, DH loves the little blue flowers.
Not Hannah; Thanks I do believe you are right ...

Rosanne said...

it is pretty!

Lythrum said...

I'm glad that your mystery was solved. :)

Shady Gardener said...

What a wonderful gift! It's beautiful! :-) I'm so glad someone could help you out.

Shady Gardener said...

Rosemary, I have to ask you if you left a comment on As the Garden Grows blog about this post? Leave it on her current DTS post of today to let her and others know! :-)

Rosemary said...

Rosemary said;
Hi Shady, I will check out As the Garden Grows.
Hi Lythrum;It is amazing what a knowledgable group is out in blog world.