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These grow wild in my yard, they are so beautiful and they close up somewhat in the day and then open up at night. They last longer than a day when in water and grow very long!
By Robyn Fed from Tri-Cities, TN
Once you have these you cannot get rid of them. They come up everywhere. I pull and pull every year and cannot get rid of them. So beware before you plant, they are very invasive. I didn't plant mine, they came from seed from my neighbors plants.
I thought these were deadly nightshade. I do think they are pretty, but berries are extremely toxic.
It's called Wild Wandering Jew.
If you want more information look on the net with its official latin name as keyword : commelina communis from the very large commelina family.