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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!
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.