Plant ID forum: Can anyone ID this flower?

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Name: Jeanne
Lansing, Iowa (Zone 5a)
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gardenglassgems
Sep 13, 2017 5:18 AM CST
This flower is growing in one of my raised beds. Does anyone know what it's name is?
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Name: Tofi
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tofitropic
Sep 14, 2017 12:11 AM CST
Callistephus chinensis I believes
Name: greene
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greene
Sep 14, 2017 12:24 PM CST
I agree I agree; it may be this one.
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Name: Jeanne
Lansing, Iowa (Zone 5a)
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gardenglassgems
Sep 15, 2017 5:31 AM CST
@tofitropic and @greene Thanks for identifying this flower for me. I will mark where it is and if it comes up next year, I will transplant it to another area.
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Name: Tofi
Sumatera, Indonesia
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tofitropic
Sep 16, 2017 12:41 AM CST
If i may suggest, collect the seed, since it is an annual. It will be better rather than waiting for a chance of self-sow seedling to appear next spring.
Name: Jeanne
Lansing, Iowa (Zone 5a)
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gardenglassgems
Sep 16, 2017 5:47 AM CST
Thanks Tofi, I will try to collect the seeds.
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Wilmington, Delaware (Zone 7a)
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DEDON
Sep 20, 2017 6:46 AM CST
I had this plant grow in a bed in which I cast wild flower seeds. Several came up and bloomed late (September in DE). I had three plants with blue petals and one plant with pint petals. They do look like some type of aster. pretty. no fragrance. late bloomers. going to try to harvest seeds when appropriate. Mine were planted where they had sun all morning and shade all afternoon.
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Name: Jeanne
Lansing, Iowa (Zone 5a)
Vegetable Grower Birds Region: United States of America
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gardenglassgems
Sep 20, 2017 9:42 AM CST
Welcome! to Garden.org. Dedon. Thanks for the info. I am not real sure what it is but it is pretty. It is growing in a raised bed that has full sun. I am going to try to collect seeds from it also. I may also spread a few seeds right below it and see if they come up next year. I hope to see you around the other forums on this great gardening site.
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