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twomoons
Concrete, WA
(Zone 7b)

June 21, 2007
6:45 PM

Post #3641842

I know my pics aren't very good, but it is the best I can do!! Anyway, these are in my sun garden, blooming like crazy...pink flowers on tall stalks...????

You'll have to turn head sideways, lol

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daphnecat
Mays Landing, NJ
(Zone 7a)

June 23, 2007
3:13 PM

Post #3648743

twomoons: I don't know what it is, but I wouldn't mind having some.
KTsGarden
Ocean County, NJ
(Zone 7a)

June 25, 2007
12:43 PM

Post #3655683

I think it may be a type of Salvia?? I have seen it in the garden shops, I bet if you take a cutting of the bloom and went to the garden center you'd be able to matchit up.. The leaves look right.
Buddleja
North-West England
United Kingdom
(Zone 8a)

June 26, 2007
7:39 PM

Post #3661457

Hi twomoons, it looks like Rosebay Willow Herb to me. It's pretty invasive here - but it originated on your side of the pond before it was brought here as a garden plant. It gets white fluffy seed heads that float everywhere when they're touched. You can see it here alongside railway lines and embankments. It does look very nice but I don't really want it in my garden - but I keep finding it there where it has self-seeded anyway. You'll find some information here http://www.dgsgardening.btinternet.co.uk/rbaywherb.htm - does this look like your plant?
Poochella
Issaquah, WA
(Zone 7a)

June 29, 2007
10:23 PM

Post #3676555

I think you nailed the ID Buddleja. We call it fireweed here and a mass field of it is a beautiful sight; (but perhaps not taking up one's entire garden.) It's among the first things to emerge after a wildfire, hence the name. Pretty bloom, even sideways LOL!
twomoons
Concrete, WA
(Zone 7b)

July 3, 2007
3:50 PM

Post #3690257

Yup, that's it!!!!!!!!!!!! Thanks again for the help!!!
99 more to go...lol

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