Plant ID forum: Help name pretty pink bloom

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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
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piksihk
Sep 8, 2013 3:00 PM CST
A friend bought this plant at a local nursery and surprised me with it; and the name is ???



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Name: Danita
GA (Zone 7b)
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Danita
Sep 8, 2013 9:09 PM CST
Hi Betsy,

It looks like Pseuderanthemum laxiflorum to me. "Shooting Stars" is one of its common names.
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Name: Betsy
Texas (Zone 9a)
Region: Texas Composter Butterflies Bookworm Bluebonnets Daylilies
Native Plants and Wildflowers Amaryllis Cottage Gardener Container Gardener Clematis Plant and/or Seed Trader
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piksihk
Sep 10, 2013 1:46 PM CST
Thanks, Danita! I think the blooms are very pretty and will do just fine here in my garden.
God writes the gospel not in the Bible alone, but on trees and flowers and clouds and stars. ~Author unknown, commonly attributed to Martin Luther

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