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PlantFiles Pictures: Chinese Lantern Plant, Strawberry Ground Cherry (Physalis alkekengii)

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Spokane Valley, WA
(Zone 5b)

April 29, 2005
6:33 PM

Post #1436325

Chinese Lantern Plant, Strawberry Ground Cherry
Physalis alkekengi

Emerging seedlings in late April 2005, Spokane Valley, WA (Zone 5b)

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Colona, IL

April 6, 2007
9:52 PM

Post #3363538

Hey this says its chinese lantern plant, strawberry ground cheryy is that just another name for the plant or is this? Im confused, the reason I ask is I planted Lanterns in my garden last year they did great. This year
Colona, IL

April 6, 2007
9:54 PM

Post #3363548

somethine grew back that looks just like this pic, and I have been pulling them thinking they were weeds :( I have sinned!... I think
Spokane Valley, WA
(Zone 5b)

April 11, 2007
1:08 AM

Post #3377965


These were planted once in a small area, and they flourish on their own - to the point of having to pull them from outside of where they were wanted. I imagine that if you didn't pull up all of the seedlings, you'll still get a fine show. They're so lovely later in the season!

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