Plant ID forum: Can anyone tell me what this flower is?

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Nov 7, 2016 1:56 PM CST
It is so unique, bright, deep red, and seems to last forever in a vase of flowers.

Actually, I am pretty sure that it is not a flower, but a leaf or foliage. My wife loves flowers, and I found this in a bouquet that I gave her for her birthday. She likes to have flowers in the house year-round, and if we could grow this plant, we would put it in every arrangement.

Thank You,


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Name: Sue
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Nov 7, 2016 2:22 PM CST
Welcome! To me it looks like an Eryngium that has been dyed red. Not necessarily this one but here's an example of an undyed one for comparison:

Name: Hetty
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Nov 7, 2016 7:21 PM CST
I agree

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