Wildflowers forum: In the heat of July

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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 2, 2014 8:27 AM CST






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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Jul 2, 2014 9:01 AM CST
Beautiful. Thank you for posting the photographs, Tee. Smiling
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 2, 2014 9:11 AM CST
Thanks, Debra. We just had a few days in the 90s but last night a big thunderstorm and temps have cooled a bit. I always admire the blooms that take a lickin' and keep on tickin'. I used to fuss with some of my plants, but don't have time for that these days. Thumbs up
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Jul 2, 2014 9:13 AM CST
Which Echinacea are those?
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 2, 2014 9:17 AM CST
They are Echinacea tennesseensis - Tennessee Coneflower.
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Name: Debra
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lovemyhouse
Jul 2, 2014 10:37 AM CST
Thank you. Smiling
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 2, 2014 10:45 AM CST
Rolling my eyes.
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 3, 2014 6:55 AM CST

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Tee, those are really lovely I love them all, especially the Coneflowers and Phlox they are my favorites.
I don't recognize the first flower, please do tell? Smiling
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Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 3, 2014 7:19 AM CST
Jo, those are Stokes' Asters. That variety is 'Peachie's Pick'.
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 3, 2014 9:42 AM CST

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No wonder I didn't recognize them, they don't do well here so we don't see them. They sure are pretty though Smiling
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Jul 3, 2014 10:37 AM CST
I tried them, not all that long agot, Josephine. As you already know, they died fast. Hilarious!
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 3, 2014 12:22 PM CST

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Yes Debra, it looks like we will have to accept the fact that we can't grow everything, but we like to push our luck and try anyway Smiling
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
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lovemyhouse
Jul 3, 2014 12:24 PM CST
Worst that can happen is the plant doesn't make it. And if experiments are done with clearance or sale plants, not too much is lost in the trying, right? Smiling
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Name: Dave
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TennesseeDave
Jul 3, 2014 12:32 PM CST
Growing near the water's edge what I believe to be some sort of wild morning glory?
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Name: Debra
Garland, TX (NE Dallas suburb) (Zone 8a)
Service dogs: Angels with paws.
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lovemyhouse
Jul 3, 2014 1:54 PM CST
Don't know much about them, but it looks like a kind of morning glory to me, Dave. Nice bloom no matter what it is. Thumbs up
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 3, 2014 2:40 PM CST

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Surely of the morning glory family, but don't recognize the type, there are many and it is hard to see the which leaves belong to that vine. Maybe Tee will recognize them since she lives in you state.
They sure are pretty. Smiling
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Name: Jay
Nederland, Texas (Zone 9a)
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Horntoad
Jul 3, 2014 2:42 PM CST
I think maybe Wild Potato Vine (Ipomoea pandurata)
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Name: josephine
Arlington, Texas (Zone 8a)
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frostweed
Jul 3, 2014 3:46 PM CST

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Thank you Jay, I think you are right. Smiling
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Name: Dave
Dayton, TN (Zone 7a)
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TennesseeDave
Jul 3, 2014 4:59 PM CST
You guys are fabulous. Thanks for the ID. There is quite a lot of it growing on the property.
Name: Carole
Clarksville, TN (Zone 6b)
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SongofJoy
Jul 4, 2014 6:11 AM CST
Good ID. There is a vine of these covering and growing the entire height of a telephone pole just around the corner from me.
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