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vic

June 9, 2003
7:32 PM

Post #550706

There are a couple of these coming up in the garden. The stem/leaves look like cosmos. Any idea??? Thanks!

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Windy
Belleville , IL
(Zone 6b)

June 9, 2003
7:39 PM

Post #550719

Is it larkspur?
vic

June 9, 2003
7:44 PM

Post #550723

Don't think so only because I have miniature larkspur all through the garden and the stems/leaves aren't even close and blooms are different too. Sure appreciate the input though.
arsenic

(Zone 7a)

June 9, 2003
10:03 PM

Post #550826

I think Windy is right, it does look like an annual larkspur (Consolida), the leaves on Consolida are very different from the perennial ones (Delphinium): http://images.google.com/images?hl=en&lr=&ie=ISO-8859-1&safe=off&q=consolida&btnG=Google+Search

vic

June 10, 2003
12:48 AM

Post #550948

I stand corrected! You are BOTH right. I thank you so much for your expertise and wonderful botanical minds LOL...What would I do without you! Thank you so much! Now I'm wondering what all those other flowers that I "thought" were larkspur are...Duh!

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