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windsurffer

(Zone 5a)

August 20, 2001
9:49 PM

Post #11236

Can you guess what beautiful flower this is?

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windsurffer

(Zone 5a)

August 20, 2001
9:52 PM

Post #113234

Sorry, wrong place for this picture.
poppysue
Westbrook, ME
(Zone 5a)


August 20, 2001
9:52 PM

Post #113235

That looks like the hibiscus trionum to me. Another beautiful photo wind!
lantana

(Zone 7a)

August 20, 2001
11:40 PM

Post #113264

Isn't that okra? See this link: http://www.ibiblio.org/pfaf/cgi-bin/arr_html?Abelmoschus esculentus
Sure looks like okra to me.
JustJen
Dansville, NY
(Zone 6a)

August 21, 2001
1:18 AM

Post #113323

i think its okra too, lol.
windsurffer

(Zone 5a)

August 21, 2001
2:38 AM

Post #113355

Yes your all right, but I think they are a beautiful flowers even though they are a vegetable.(okra) It is such a beautiful flower that I couldn't help but show it...just did it in the wrong place.

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Dinu

Dinu
Mysore
India
(Zone 10a)

August 21, 2001
4:49 AM

Post #113407

Ladies' Finger? A couple of fruits are seen in the background. One of my favourite vegetables!
Wingnut
Spicewood, TX
(Zone 8b)

August 22, 2001
1:38 AM

Post #113878

Windsurffer, have you ever seen the red okra in bloom? Talk about gorgeous! That bright yellow bloom against the maroon foliage is incredible!
windsurffer

(Zone 5a)

August 22, 2001
3:54 AM

Post #113965

Yes I had it last year(red okra) but didn't like the taste or texture to much...the flower was lovely.
Wingnut
Spicewood, TX
(Zone 8b)

August 22, 2001
2:24 PM

Post #114081

Yeah, I agree. The eating quality isn't near as good. But they sure look pretty planted behind some Powis Castle Artemesia!
windsurffer

(Zone 5a)

August 23, 2001
12:06 PM

Post #114506

LOL Wingnut.

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