Plant ID forum: 2 plants = (Hesperis); (Silene)

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Daylilybaby
May 11, 2015 2:34 PM CST
Can someone tell me what plant is this? Weed maybe?






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bamira
May 11, 2015 7:17 PM CST
Maybe Silene chalcedonica ?
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lovesblooms
May 11, 2015 7:57 PM CST
Yep--looks just like my Silene/Lychnis chalcedonica.
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Daylilybaby
May 12, 2015 6:05 AM CST
Thank you guys! I will keep it then. Smiling Thank You!
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Daylilybaby
May 30, 2015 11:16 AM CST
They bloomed!! Quite pretty! In many colors too! Hurray!






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JRsbugs
May 30, 2015 11:26 AM CST
Sweet Rocket - Hesperis matronalis.

http://www.plantsystematics.org/cgi-bin/dol/dol_terminal.pl?...

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Hesperis+matronalis&source...
Ontario, Canada (Zone 5a)
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Daylilybaby
May 30, 2015 11:29 AM CST
Oh so it is not Silene/Lychnis chalcedonica??
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
May 30, 2015 11:30 AM CST
Do the leaves on the pale one belong to something else? They are different.

(I can see to the bottom left the leaves which I think belong to the pale flowers. )
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Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
May 30, 2015 11:31 AM CST
Daylilybaby said:Oh so it is not Silene/Lychnis chalcedonica??


Nope.

https://www.google.co.uk/search?q=Lychnis+chalcedonica&sourc...

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Daylilybaby
May 30, 2015 12:14 PM CST
You are right Janet, thank you!
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
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JRsbugs
May 30, 2015 12:22 PM CST
I tip my hat to you.
Name: Taqiyyah
Maryland (Zone 7a)
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lovesblooms
May 30, 2015 2:33 PM CST
Yep, as soon as I saw those flowers I thought, oh, no, those aren't like mine. Beautiful, though!

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