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Beginner Flowers: perennial ID

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mlphoto
GLEN OAKS, NY

October 9, 2013
10:56 AM

Post #9682127

Fall has arrived in N.Y. I'm taking an inventory. I have lost the names of two plants I hope to keep come spring.
Anyone know them from the attached photos?
Thanks in advance,
Mark

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Carolyn22
Athens, PA
(Zone 5b)

October 10, 2013
9:52 AM

Post #9682899

The first photo looks like some type of Veronica - also known as Speedwell. The second photo appears to be an Agastache.

warriorswisdomkathy

warriorswisdomkathy
Kiowa, CO
(Zone 5b)

October 15, 2013
9:52 PM

Post #9686955

What is the height of the plant in first pix? If 8-28" is Veronica spicata. If 36-48", it's Veronicastrum, possibly virginianum.

I happen to have both. My favorite V. spicata is the 'Sight Seeing Series' (blue, pink or white) at 28', the tallest of all the Veronicas, great for the vase. If consistently deadheaded will bloom from late spring to frost... Kathy

Pix-s is the 28"^x30"> blue, V.s. Sight Seeing Blue

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jhonpeeter64

February 22, 2014
2:56 AM

Post #9774148

First pic looks like a Veronica.

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