Plant ID forum: Name that flower ( please)

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Name: Tracy
Azalea Oregon (Zone 8a)
Region: Oregon Vegetable Grower Farmer Dog Lover Organic Gardener
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tracerracer
Jun 25, 2013 8:22 PM CST
I have had this for at least 15 years, moved it with me from a Z1 to a Z8 and it still thrives ( and I am happy, it makes me smile Smiling ) But, I am often asked "What is it?" To which I generally reply "pretty" ( admittedly, not 'helpful' to most people ;) )

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Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
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4susiesjoy
Jun 25, 2013 8:28 PM CST
I think it's Rose Campion AKA Lychis Coronaria.
Name: Tracy
Azalea Oregon (Zone 8a)
Region: Oregon Vegetable Grower Farmer Dog Lover Organic Gardener
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tracerracer
Jun 25, 2013 9:32 PM CST
THANKS Big Grin
Knowledge is knowing a tomato is a fruit.
Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.
Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
Composter Hellebores Garden Art Irises Xeriscape Echinacea
Sedums Foliage Fan Herbs Dahlias Frogs and Toads Bee Lover
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4susiesjoy
Jun 26, 2013 1:36 PM CST
You're Welcome! Smiling
Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
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plantladylin
Jun 26, 2013 5:49 PM CST
Good eye Susie! It does indeed look like Rose Campion (now known as Silene coronaria): Rose Campion (Silene coronaria)
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Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
Composter Hellebores Garden Art Irises Xeriscape Echinacea
Sedums Foliage Fan Herbs Dahlias Frogs and Toads Bee Lover
Image
4susiesjoy
Jun 27, 2013 8:59 PM CST
Thanks Lin for letting me know about the name change. I have a hard time keeping up with all of them. Confused Whistling

Seems like somebody doesn't have enough to do so they have fun trying to confuse us by changing the names of plants. Rolling my eyes. :lol:


Name: Lin
Florida (Zone 9b)
Region: United States of America Morning Glories Region: Florida Houseplants Charter ATP Member I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database!
Garden Procrastinator Birds Butterflies Bee Lover Hummingbirder Container Gardener
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plantladylin
Jun 28, 2013 8:30 AM CST
Dang those Botanists, Scientists ... or whoever it is that keeps moving plants around and getting us all confused! Green Grin!
~ Eat, Sleep .... Play in the dirt ~
Name: Susie
Leonard, Minnesota (Zone 3b)
Composter Hellebores Garden Art Irises Xeriscape Echinacea
Sedums Foliage Fan Herbs Dahlias Frogs and Toads Bee Lover
Image
4susiesjoy
Jun 28, 2013 8:25 PM CST
nodding nodding Hilarious!

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