drizzly day / flower archives to the rescue

deep___roots(ca9/sunset15)December 17, 2010

some blasts from the past from my picture archive...Spring is coming...don't despair.

If you want to make a game out of it, identify the plant in the photo. And if you like the plant, plan on growing it next season!

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borderbarb

When I fist clicked onto the thread, I thought .. 'oh that's nice'. But my visceral response is OH MY GOSH! MEGA THANKS FOR A SPIRIT REVIVER!

What are the 3rd from top pix ... pink flowers

    Bookmark   December 17, 2010 at 2:12PM
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deep___roots(ca9/sunset15)

3. Godetia, a wildflower. AKA clarkia. It's a stunner in a big planting.

    Bookmark   December 17, 2010 at 6:14PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

Thanks for all the beauty! I can't do them all, but I'll try:
1. Breadseed poppy
2. Bees Jubilee Clematis
3. Godetia
4. Some kind of an orchid cactus
5. Wallflower and centranthe (sp) major?
6. ???
7. Sweet Peas
8. Salpiglossis (sp)?
9. ???

    Bookmark   December 19, 2010 at 1:32AM
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deep___roots(ca9/sunset15)

7 out of 9 is pretty darn good.

number 5, the actual name is cerinthe major
number 6 is your basic horsechestnut tree (butterfly appears for no extra charge)
number 9 is scilla p.

    Bookmark   December 20, 2010 at 1:05PM
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hosenemesis(SoCal Sunset 19 USDA 8b)

That horsechestnut tree is beautiful. I don't recall ever seeing one. Thanks for the photo.
Renee

    Bookmark   December 20, 2010 at 5:13PM
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