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Flowers:

February to May.

Anagallis arvensis (Primulaceae)

ssp. foemina

Blue Pimpernel  

Four varieties are known;

A. arvensis var. arvensis. Bright salmon pink

• A. arvensis var. caerulea. Bright blue with overlapping corolla lobes

• A. arvensis var. foemina. Bright blue, but corolla lobes not overlapping and later flowering.

A. arvensis var. pallida with white flowers.

Fields, gardens and waste ground.

(arvensis: Lat. Of the fields)

Probably A. arvensis var. caerulea.