|Cultivated and waste land, hedgrows and around old buildings.
July to September .
Up to 3 m high.
Great Bindweed flowers are among the largest of all British flowers.
scientific name derives from two greek words, kalyx and stege - 'cup
covering'. It was given this name by the Scottish botanist Robert Brown
who thought the large bud covers merited the plant to be listed as a
sub-species of the Hedge Bindweed.