Bright blue flower with long skinny peddles , thick green stem, curly blue things in the middle, a lot of leaves on the bottom of the stem
Blue flower around 10cm tall. Petals are partially closed around center. Diameter of flower is around 2cm.
Common chicory, Cichorium intybus, is a somewhat woody, perennial herbaceous plant usually with bright blue flowers, rarely white or pink. Various varieties are cultivated for salad leaves, chicons (blanched buds), or for roots (var. sativum), which are baked, ground, and used as a coffee substitute and additive. It is also grown as a forage crop for livestock. It lives as a wild plant on roadsides in its native Europe, and in North America and Australia, where...