609 - AlpenPix (Garden) - 2006-12-20|
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Photographer: Jane Hendrix
Note: 18-24 inches tall; intense blue and white; very large flowers; like rich, moist, but well-draining soil in full sun to dappled shade; blooms in early summer. This gorgeous species is the treasured state flower of Colorado.
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