|The Fiddleneck is a member of the Borage
or Forget-me-not Family.
plant grows to 10 inches in height and has green, hairy, triangular
shaped leaves that grow to 6 inches in length at the base of the plant
becoming smaller in the upper parts of the stem. The plant
typically grows in dry, open areas at elevations below 4000 feet.
Fiddleneck first blooms the flower head is forms a coil that
resembles the scroll on a violin. As the flowers open the coil
Fiddlenecks bloom between March - May and produce
yellow, funnel shaped flowers with 5 petals to 1/8 inches in width
that grow in a coiled cluster.