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carrland
Jan 11, 2021 9:44 AM CST
Please let me know if you recognize two perennials in a photo from my neighbors yard - May 23 in Alexandria Va. Looking to ID the orange flowers in the middle and the yellow ones in the background.

Thanks!
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BigBill
Jan 11, 2021 11:05 AM CST
The image is a bit blurry for me to guess about the taller yellow flowers but I think that the orange yellow ones are Coreopsis. Which one I am not sure.
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Calif_Sue
Jan 11, 2021 11:07 AM CST

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Hard to tell without closeups of the blooms but maybe the darker yellow are coreopsis and the lighter in the back lupine.
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plantladylin
Jan 11, 2021 11:09 AM CST
Hi carrland, Welcome!

Is it possible to get closer photos of those flowers?? It's almost impossible to identify from such a distance since so many have a similar appearance. That being said, I'll throw out two very wild guesses:

Threadleaf Coreopsis (Coreopsis verticillata)
Snapdragon (Antirrhinum majus) - they come in many different shades, including yellow.
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crawgarden
Jan 11, 2021 11:19 AM CST
Welcome to the site!
Think the yellow could be Baptisia, Yellow Wild Indigo (Baptisia sphaerocarpa 'Screamin' Yellow')
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Calif_Sue
Jan 11, 2021 11:38 AM CST

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I agree I would knock on their door (with a mask) and ask. nodding
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carrland
Jan 11, 2021 2:09 PM CST
Thank You!
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BigBill
Jan 11, 2021 2:52 PM CST
No problem.
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Leftwood
Jan 11, 2021 3:55 PM CST
Agreed. Very hard to tell without closer up photos. But yes, orange might be a coreopsis, and the yellow in the back could be a baptisia (best guess) or lupine or thermopsis.
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