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teacher77358
New Waverly, TX
(Zone 9a)

October 4, 2012
11:14 AM

Post #9295788

Prolific perennial reseeder, bloomer of pink blooms up a stalk, heart-shaped slightly hairy green leaves...almost a nuisance it is so prolific. Single plant growing from a single area...to large size to 3-4'.

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missingrosie
Hillsborough, NC

October 4, 2012
11:39 AM

Post #9295812

I am always wrong and so I will say that it is NOT a salvia

but it sure looks like one.
ecrane3
Dublin, CA
(Zone 9a)

October 4, 2012
11:47 AM

Post #9295816

It's a Salvia--S. coccinea. Possibly the 'Coral Nymph' cultivar http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/31635/

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plantfreak78
Rolesville, NC
(Zone 7b)

October 4, 2012
12:17 PM

Post #9295836

Oooh! That's one of my favorites! And erane is correct.

sallyg

sallyg
Anne Arundel,, MD
(Zone 7b)

October 4, 2012
1:02 PM

Post #9295881

Ditto!
missingrosie
Hillsborough, NC

October 5, 2012
4:33 AM

Post #9296391

Yea! I am getting better. Think I will go buy a lottery ticket. "Give me numbers. ... ... ... ... ...
And Powerball ... Which are NOT the winning numbers! Think it will work?

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