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Apr 10, 2018 2:17 PM CST
Oxford UK (Zone 8a)
What have I bought?
I went to get some sand t'other week and ended up in a local GC as the nursery didn't have any. This particular GC operates a reduction policy that I really like - 70% off!
So in the houseplant section I came across this for £1.50 and thought that the buds looked interesting. They are now opening so here goes...........
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The flowers are on last years growth so I guess that it's probably a winter bloomer.
The label says Jacobina but that is clearly rubbish. Any ideas?
Salvia and anything unusual
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Apr 10, 2018 2:50 PM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Garden Photography Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
Looks like Jacobinia pauciflora "Firefly"

http://www.taravalley.com/Curr...
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Apr 10, 2018 3:04 PM CST
Oxford UK (Zone 8a)
Silversurfer said:

Looks like Jacobinia pauciflora "Firefly"

http://www.taravalley.com/Curr...


Thank you SS Thumbs up
Justicia rizzinii it is Hurray!
Salvia and anything unusual
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Apr 10, 2018 3:08 PM CST
Perthshire. SCOTLAND. UK
Garden Photography Region: United Kingdom Plant Identifier
longk said:

Thank you SS Thumbs up
Justicia rizzinii it is Hurray!



Thank you. I stand corrected Jacobinia rizzinii it is...syn with Jacobinia pauciflora.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/...
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