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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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
Jun 27, 2012 10:22 PM CST
Alsobia dianthiflora 'Costa Rica'?
Name: Larry Rettig
South Amana, IA (Zone 5a)
Charter ATP Member Tip Photographer I was one of the first 300 contributors to the plant database! Cottage Gardener Lover of wildlife (Raccoon badge) Composter
Foliage Fan Garden Photography Houseplants Hybridizer Organic Gardener Cat Lover
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

I'll be sending you a Tree-mail soon.
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