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Scotia, CA
(Zone 9b)

July 1, 2001
8:27 AM

Post #7549

It first showed up 3 years ago and I didn't notice it till it started to bloom. It has a color and growth habit much like lambs ears but not so soft and fuzzy. It reseeds all over the yard now and is blooming in both sun and shade. It does not seem to have a scent.

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Chatham-Kent, ON
(Zone 6a)

July 1, 2001
10:24 AM

Post #88901

It looks like lychnis coronaria to me can be weedy and once a year I contemplate pulling it out , until my eyes view those brilliant little blooms .

July 1, 2001
11:08 AM

Post #88903

I'll second that Chooch, its comon name here is dusty miller
Elizabethton (Stoney, TN
(Zone 6b)

July 1, 2001
7:12 PM

Post #89081

We have dusty miller, but not with pretty blossoms like that. Consider yourself lucky, ZM.
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)

July 1, 2001
7:19 PM

Post #89086

Rose Campion they call it around here.
Antrim, Northern Ire
United Kingdom
(Zone 8b)

July 1, 2001
7:29 PM

Post #89093

Chooch is 100% spot on but I have never seen that color. Keep it Zany.

Panama, NY
(Zone 5a)

July 1, 2001
9:39 PM

Post #89136

and save the seeds!!!!!
Brasstown, NC

July 2, 2001
12:46 AM

Post #89198

It is called Rose Campion.
Santa Barbara, CA

July 2, 2001
1:00 AM

Post #89203

Could be Lychnis flos-jovis (Flowers of Jove) originally from the European Alps, and low growing silver-grey foliage and pink to purple flower; or its larger cousin L. coronaria, Rose Campion, which is lighter grey and has larger single flowers in white or magenta.
south central, WI
(Zone 5a)

July 2, 2001
1:38 AM

Post #89217

Hi, I grew it as rose campion years ago, saving seeds would be an excellent idea. Hint, hint
Scotia, CA
(Zone 9b)

July 2, 2001
11:41 AM

Post #89305

LOL Looks like I might need to try to gather some seed...I have just been letting it reseed itself all over and pulling up what I don't want! I will see what I can do for collection!
Newnan, GA
(Zone 8a)

July 2, 2001
11:53 AM

Post #89306

could be wrong, but I think maltese cross has the red blossoms and rose campion has fushia. I have plenty of rose campion seeds, if interested.

July 2, 2001
12:28 PM

Post #89312

I would be interested in some 'Rose Champion' if willing to send for SASE? E-Mailed you directly.
Ladysmith, BC
(Zone 8a)

July 2, 2001
3:11 PM

Post #89399

I would love some seeds too.
Jayess, MS
(Zone 8a)

July 2, 2001
5:27 PM

Post #89430

It looks like lambs ear. I would love some seeds to, what are you looking for?

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