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cytf
Staten Island, NY

August 1, 2013
8:30 AM

Post #9618302

I want to share my beautiful flowers with you . I got some dried flowers from a garden and sowed them indoors in winter and they have given me the most beautiful blooms. I have lots of seeds to share.

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tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

August 1, 2013
8:55 AM

Post #9618325

Those are really pretty, but I don't think they are Bachelor Buttons… I think what you have is Gomphrena…Globe Amaranth.
cytf
Staten Island, NY

August 1, 2013
9:03 AM

Post #9618332

yes you are correct, but as a kid I grew up in the Caribbean and we called them bachelor buttons , we had the white ones too
tlm1
Jacksonville, FL
(Zone 9a)

August 1, 2013
9:07 AM

Post #9618336

How interesting! It's funny how some 'common' names for plants and flowers are so different, in different parts of the country, and around the world! They are beautiful. Love that vivid color! a real eye catcher!
WeeNel
Ayrshire Scotland
United Kingdom

August 1, 2013
2:41 PM

Post #9618644

It is amazing the different local names given over the years to plants, we call them here as soldiers buttons, it's always helpful if possible we can use the Genus name as well as the Common names, the Latin / genus names are used the world over for recognising the whole of that particular plant family as there could be many different cultivars from breeding the species. but to be fare, most of us novice gardeners don't know all the Latin names and why would we Ha, ha, ha.

Happy gardening to all.
WeeNel.

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avazquez
sonora, IA

August 12, 2013
2:47 PM

Post #9628734

pretty!
Decolores
Hillsborough, NC

August 13, 2013
1:14 PM

Post #9629756

Wow ~ the colors on the blooms are beautiful. I'm going to look up the specifics on this plant and see if I have a good spot for them. Thanks for sharing!
cytf
Staten Island, NY

August 13, 2013
9:36 PM

Post #9630177

HI Decolores, This plant like full sun, you will enjoy them in the garden .

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