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help me ID this flower?

Posted by jacqueline3 (My Page) on
Wed, Jul 10, 13 at 13:37

I took this picture of what I think is a wildflower in Northern California, at about 3500 feet in the mountains. I would like to identify it, but I have no idea where to start. Any thoughts on what it might be, or even what kind of flower it is? Thanks a lot for your help -

Jackie


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RE: help me ID this flower?

Penstemon. Possibly P. speciosus.


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RE: help me ID this flower?

Thanks very much! That gives me somewhere to start -

Jackie


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RE: help me ID this flower?

There are lots of Penstemon species, most doing very well, once established, in very dry, rocky soils. They start readily from scattering the seed in the flower bed but may take two to three years to flower. They make a attractive addition to the flower garden.

I have found that the white-flowered species are short-lived, at least in my garden.


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I love Penstemon. I wish I could find something like that in the "wild" of Oklahoma!


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