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Asiatic Dayflower (Commelina communis). The Asiatic Dayflower, or Mouse Flower, has a reclining stem with upright, leafy branches topped by deep blue flowers with 2 blue petals and 1 small white petal. It is a creeper which flowers from June through October. The Asiatic Dayflower was introduced from Asia, and has flowers which open for only one day (Niering & Olmstead 481-2).

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Photographs by Valerie Lykes