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Plant Identification: SOLVED: Rose Campion or Lambs Ear????

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vic

May 20, 2002
12:13 AM

Post #29912

I thought this was lambs ear but I saw a post in heirlooms that - I think - said this is rose campion. I know Dave needs to reassign my name as clueless but I really do appreciate all of you helping me learn :-)

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notmartha
Bay City, MI
(Zone 6a)

May 20, 2002
12:24 AM

Post #264430

campion
vic

May 20, 2002
12:28 AM

Post #264432

Thank you Dori! Good thing too, since I sent my secret pal some of this and told her that's what it was.
Brugie
Chariton, IA
(Zone 5b)

May 20, 2002
12:51 AM

Post #264441

Vic,

Could you please save some seed? I just learned that this is a biennial plant and would like to get one going next year again so that when they reseed, it will happen each year. I started mine, gave plants away, and also the extra seed. I never think first!!

Thanks,

Shirley

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vic

May 20, 2002
1:09 AM

Post #264451

I deadheaded a bunch today and will save for you. This grows all over the place so if you will send me an email in the fall, I will send you plants along with the seed. Actually, I'll make a note in my calendar to email you around October??? I need to start doing that, otherwise, I forget.
mingsmimi
Sharpsville, PA
(Zone 5a)

May 20, 2002
2:31 AM

Post #264487

rose campion
tiG
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

May 20, 2002
3:44 AM

Post #264528

Lamb's ear has a light purple/lavender flower up the stalk, very light in color.
Weezingreens
Seward, AK
(Zone 3b)


May 21, 2002
5:57 AM

Post #265267

Brugie: Rose campion is a short-lived perennial that is often treated as a biennial. Yours may come back. I planted some last summer and they bloomed, but it is still too early for me to know if they survived the winter. I planted more this spring. They germinate & transplant quite well.
Azalea
Jonesboro, GA
(Zone 7b)

May 21, 2002
10:34 PM

Post #265680

You really need to wait til the seed heads are quite dry, almost turning brown, I would think it is a little early to get mature seeds. Mine are in full bloom now too.

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