Can you help ID these wild flowers?

jazzygardener(z4 MN)September 30, 2008

A friend of mine has these flowers growing wild in her yard in WI (zone 4). She says that they self seed every year. They're a very pretty dark purple and vivid pink. One of the pictures is a little washed but, shows the shape of the petals (so I used it). Does anyone know what these are?

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carol23_gw

Looks like Callistephus chinensis.

Here is a link that might be useful: Callistephus chinensis

    Bookmark   October 1, 2008 at 7:31AM
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jazzygardener(z4 MN)

Thanks for the info. I knew someone would be able to help.

    Bookmark   October 1, 2008 at 11:55AM
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vbain

Yjeu are garde escapes, though; not wildflowers

    Bookmark   October 4, 2008 at 8:14PM
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