What's Blooming in June: June Contest Entries

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What's Blooming in June

By LarryR
June 28, 2012

This month's mystery blossom contest winner is a very special person. Come on in and check him out!

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Name: Hetty
Sunny Naples, Florida (Zone 10a)
Plumerias Photo Contest Winner: 2015 Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Garden Ideas: Master Level Plant Database Moderator
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Dutchlady1
Jun 27, 2012 6:25 PM CST
Alsobia 'Chiapas'?
Name: Monica
Texas Gulf Coast (Zone 9b)
Sweat Weather, Not Sweater Weather
Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Foliage Fan Enjoys or suffers hot summers Region: Gulf Coast Multi-Region Gardener Seed Starter
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krancmm
Jun 27, 2012 10:22 PM CST
Alsobia dianthiflora 'Costa Rica'?
Monica
Name: Larry Rettig
South Amana, IA (Zone 5a)
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LarryR
Jun 27, 2012 11:38 PM CST
Oh Hetty, you are so close! It's an Alsorbia. but not 'Chiapas,' and the species name is dianthiflora. I do need to have the species name as well as the genus.

Monica, you're absolutely correct, right down to the cultivar. Congratulations! Thumbs up

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