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May 6, 2018 12:30 PM CST
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Name: Joe
Shreveport, La (Zone 8a)
Hello to all. This plant has been in my family's gardens I'm told for about 75 years. I am 58 and the youngest. There are 6 of us but only 3 that kept our moms green thumb. Attached is a photo of a mound growing perennial that does not spread. We would love to know the name of this species.
May 6, 2018 12:54 PM CST
Name: Sue
Ontario, Canada (Zone 4b)
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It looks like a hardy geranium, like Geranium sanguineum:

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May 6, 2018 1:51 PM CST
Name: Kyle
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Agree with sooby. And kudos to your family for keeping it going for so many years. Thumbs up
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May 6, 2018 3:58 PM CST
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Name: Joe
Shreveport, La (Zone 8a)
Thank you so much for your prompt reply's. I just joined NGA and can tell its going to be fun.
May 6, 2018 4:04 PM CST
Name: Elena
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