Plant ID forum: Plant identification?

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Robot1
Sep 10, 2015 7:35 PM CST
Can anyone tell me what this plant is? It's about 3 feet round and flowers all summer.

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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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greene
Sep 10, 2015 7:49 PM CST
Hey Robot1,
Welcome to ATP.
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
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Robot1
Sep 10, 2015 8:04 PM CST
It's growing in Medicine Hat, Alberta Canada
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dave
Sep 10, 2015 8:13 PM CST

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Butterfly Weed (Asclepias tuberosa)
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Lutz, Florida (Zone 9b)
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mellielong
Sep 10, 2015 8:40 PM CST
Darn it, Dave beat me to it! I actually knew one! Robot, it's a host plant for the Monarch and Queen butterflies so look for caterpillars - and don't kill them!
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Name: Dave Whitinger
Jacksonville, Texas (Zone 8b)
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dave
Sep 10, 2015 8:51 PM CST

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We were recording the podcast tonight about butterfly weed when this post was made! Smiling
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Robot1
Sep 18, 2015 9:49 PM CST
Thanks for the quick reply. my wife and have been wondering about this plant for some time now. Sorry it took me so long to post back. Thank You!

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