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Jul 12, 2016 5:04 PM CST
Name: Diana
Atlanta, GA (Zone 7a)
This appeared in my garden this spring. The foliage is about 3 to 4 feet high with flower stems about another foot higher. The flowers are finally emerging and open from the top down. They are a reddish purple color and about an inch in length
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Jul 13, 2016 12:07 AM CST
Name: Sue Taylor
Northumberland, UK
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I'd say Sanguisorba officinalis. Lovely plant.
Jul 13, 2016 12:17 AM CST
Name: Myriam Vandenberghe
Ghent, Belgium (Zone 8a)
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Welcome! Diana

I agree with Sue,
Sanguisorba officinalis
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Jul 13, 2016 11:25 AM CST
Name: Diana
Atlanta, GA (Zone 7a)
Thank you ladies for your help. It must be much more common in your part of the world than mine. I'd love to know how it got into my garden.
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