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Aug 14, 2021 6:01 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Irises Butterflies Bee Lover Bulbs Cat Lover Region: Nebraska
Balloon Flower

Balloon Flower

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Aug 14, 2021 6:26 PM CST
Name: SoCal
Orange County (Zone 10a)
Lazy Gardener or Melonator
Beautiful!
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Aug 14, 2021 6:29 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
Forum moderator Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Plant Identifier Garden Ideas: Level 1
Great banner Laurie!
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Aug 14, 2021 7:09 PM CST
Name: Nora
Castlegar, B. C. Canada (Zone 5b)
Birds Region: United Kingdom Salvias Roses Organic Gardener Irises
Echinacea Daylilies Cat Lover Region: Canadian Garden Photography Butterflies
Wonderful Banner, with such a rich colour and texture of flower. Balloon flowers always seem so unusual and exotic to me - I guess because they weren't around when I was growing up. Thanks Laurie for a thrill for the day. Smiling
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Aug 14, 2021 8:32 PM CST
Name: Tiffany purpleinopp
Opp, AL ☼🌷⚘🌹🌻 (Zone 8b)
Houseplants Organic Gardener Composter Region: Gulf Coast Miniature Gardening Butterflies
Garden Sages Plant Identifier Million Pollinator Garden Challenge Garden Ideas: Level 1 Hummingbirder Foliage Fan
Love this banner!
The golden rule: Do to others only that which you would have done to you.
👀😁😂 - SMILE! -☺😎☻☮👌✌∞☯🐣🐦🐔🐝🍯🐾
The best time to plant a tree is 20 years ago. The 2nd best time is now. (-Unknown)
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☕👓 The only way to succeed is to try! Try to be more valuable than a bad example.
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Aug 14, 2021 8:33 PM CST
Name: Margie
NY (Zone 7a)
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Photo Contest Winner 2020 Garden Ideas: Level 1
Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon
Would you like to ride in my beautiful balloon
We could float among the stars together, you and I
For we can fly, we can fly
Up, up and away
My beautiful, my beautiful balloon
Observe, observe, observe
We are fortunate to "see" & appreciate nature in ways others are blind.
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Aug 14, 2021 8:33 PM CST
Name: Cal McGaugh
Escondido, California (Zone 10b)
I agree
The colors & forms of the buds & blooms are especially pretty. Thumbs up
Learn and/or create something every day.

Our Duck Pond The thread "Pool to Natural Pond Conversion" in Ponds and Water Gardening forum
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Aug 15, 2021 10:12 AM CST
Name: Elizabeth
Ann Arbor, Michigan (Zone 6a)
Bee Lover Peonies Native Plants and Wildflowers Region: Michigan Foliage Fan Dragonflies
Dahlias Garden Photography Cactus and Succulents Butterflies Bromeliad Bookworm
Great banner of one of my favorite garden flowers. I love seeing purple and white ones grown all mixed together. Thumbs up
I post high resolution photos (nature, travel, and other subjects) on smugmug
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Aug 15, 2021 8:32 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
Irises Butterflies Bee Lover Bulbs Cat Lover Region: Nebraska
Smiling Thank you to all who enjoyed and commented and liked this banner! This is a cool flower/bud, isn't it!
@MargieNY ! I haven't heard that tune for decades!! Thanks for the happy memory! Smiling
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