Plant ID forum: I should know but I don't

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Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Apr 3, 2012 9:21 AM CST
The name of this plant is on the tip of my tongue but I can't remember. Help!
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Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Caroline Scott
Calgary (Zone 4a)
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CarolineScott
Apr 3, 2012 9:42 AM CST
Can't see the foliage,but maybe shizanthus?
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
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Paul2032
Apr 3, 2012 9:49 AM CST
I googled shizanthus and that certainly looks correct. The plant was in such heavy bloom that you couldn't see the foliage. Thanks.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Apr 3, 2012 9:53 AM CST
Correct, the Butterfly Flower. Schizanthus x wisetonensis 'Star Parade' looks a good match ..

http://www.chilternseeds.co.uk...

http://www.benary.com/en/produ...

It will be Schizanthus x wisetonensis, not sure about 'Star Parade' as that might be a trade name.
Name: Janet Super Sleuth
Near Lincoln UK
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JRsbugs
Apr 3, 2012 9:58 AM CST
'Starparade' and 'Hit Parade' are series names, they look similar

http://www.benary.com/en/produ...

http://www.benary.com/en/produ...
Name: Paul
Utah (Zone 5b)
Grandchildren are my greatest joy.
Charter ATP Member Plant Lover: Loves 'em all! Annuals Echinacea Vegetable Grower Hybridizer
Tomato Heads Garden Photography Birds Cut Flowers Foliage Fan Plays in the sandbox
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Paul2032
Apr 3, 2012 10:16 AM CST
Thanks for the great detective work.
Paul Smith Pleasant Grove, Utah

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