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Can you help ID these wild flowers?

Posted by jazzygardener z4 MN (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 30, 08 at 20:19

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?

Wild Flowers 1

Wild Flowers 3


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RE: Can you help ID these wild flowers?

Looks like Callistephus chinensis.

Here is a link that might be useful: Callistephus chinensis


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RE: Can you help ID these wild flowers?

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


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RE: Can you help ID these wild flowers?

Yjeu are garde escapes, though; not wildflowers


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