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Nov 16, 2021 6:01 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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Penstemon hirsutus

Penstemon hirsutus

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Nov 16, 2021 7:02 PM CST
Name: Laurie
southeast Nebraska (Zone 5b)
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What a simple, but unusual shot for a banner. Shows different stages of flower development, and fine enough to see the fuzz on the surface of the flowers and stems. Maybe even a dandelion seed Smiling stuck on the stem?
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Nov 16, 2021 7:03 PM CST
Name: Rj
Just S of the twin cities of M (Zone 4b)
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Perfect banner Dirt!
As Yogi Berra said, “It's tough to make predictions, especially about the future.”
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Nov 16, 2021 7:11 PM CST
Zone 5
Celebrating Gardening: 2015 Garden Ideas: Level 1
A perfect example of "a picture being worth a thousand words"....all complimentary of course. Beautifully done.
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Nov 16, 2021 8:03 PM CST
Name: Zoia Bologovsky
Stoneham MA (Zone 6a)
Azaleas Region: Massachusetts Organic Gardener Daylilies Cat Lover Bulbs
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You can see why it's called Hairy Penstamon!
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Nov 16, 2021 9:35 PM CST
Name: Dirt
(Zone 5b)
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Thank you!
Hah--
yeah, there is always some bit of fluff stuck everywhere it seems Rolling my eyes.
another look

This is one of my most durable penstemons--wish they were all so happy.
It does, however, rampantly seed itself all over the place, such that not every penstemon is sacred. Still, though, there are way worse weeds.
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