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poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


May 8, 2001
3:39 AM

Post #4586

Can anyone ID this one? Is it a lychnis ... or maybe a silene? I don't think I planted it ... it just showed up.

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Baa

May 8, 2001
6:21 AM

Post #73293

Looks like a Phlox bifida to me but it may be a silene, any ballon shapes behind the flowers?
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


May 8, 2001
11:05 AM

Post #73313

It's not the bladder campion. The flowers look very similar but they don't have the balloon behind them. It looks very much like the other picture I posted of silene dioica except it's white. The leaves are fuzzy and the flowers droop in the heat of the day reviving in the evening when temps cool off. This picture is from last year. If I can't ID it I'll take some more detailed pictures as it grows.
Ree
Germantown, MD
(Zone 7a)

May 9, 2001
10:32 AM

Post #73514

Could it be Wild Sweet William?
Ree

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