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kat7
Bloomingdale, NJ
(Zone 6a)

May 23, 2001
8:50 PM

Post #5282

I couldn't figure out how to get both pictures into one thread so here is the closeup of the unknown pink flowers.

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Jerseyguy
Princeton, NJ
(Zone 6a)

May 24, 2001
1:14 AM

Post #76681

My guess is a Lychnis, possibly a double flowered L. viscaria.
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


May 24, 2001
1:49 AM

Post #76691

Jersy guy might be right. There's a double lychnis viscaria named ‘Splendens Plena’. Here's a couple links - the frist one is a picture

http://honeybee.helsinki.fi/USERS/KORPELA/lychnis_viscaria.html
http://www.discoveredmonton.com/devonian/getgro18.html
kat7
Bloomingdale, NJ
(Zone 6a)

May 24, 2001
7:05 PM

Post #76925

I think both of you are right-I recognise the name lychnis-so that's probably what I planted. It Certainly looks like the picture. THANKS!
gardenwife
Newark, OH
(Zone 5b)

May 25, 2001
1:32 AM

Post #77008

Kat,

To get both pictures into one thread, you have to use photo editing software and paste a second picture in with your original, then save the two together. For an example, see my post on our pond: http://davesgarden.com/showthread/24730.html
If you need help on the particulars, e-mail me and let me know the software you have and I can try and help.

HTH! :o) Kimberley

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