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Plant Identification: SOLVED: unknown plant id please

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debi_z
Springfield, MA
(Zone 6a)

June 14, 2001
7:10 PM

Post #6493

this plant is about 30"'s tall, and 12" wide. Second season. Has purple and green leaves with long stems and white tiny flowers & buds. any ideas?

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Linnea
Tilton, NH
(Zone 4a)

June 14, 2001
7:52 PM

Post #83225

It looks like a tradescantia of some sort, but I couldn't find a picture in my books. I'll keep looking, though.

Terry

Terry
Murfreesboro, TN
(Zone 7a)


June 14, 2001
9:01 PM

Post #83243

Might be Penstemon 'Husker Red'. Here's a photo for comparison:

http://davesgarden.com/editgj/showimage.php?iid=1660

Jerseyguy
Princeton, NJ
(Zone 6a)

June 14, 2001
9:49 PM

Post #83254

go-vols is correct, penstemon.
Calalily
Deep South Coastal, TX
(Zone 10a)

June 15, 2001
1:52 AM

Post #83339

Go--Vols you beat me to it again!! Husker Red penstemon it is.
Calalily
debi_z
Springfield, MA
(Zone 6a)

June 15, 2001
10:45 AM

Post #83409

that's it, thank you very much. debi

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