Softer than a rabbit’s ear…

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Date Photo Taken: August 21, 2011
Location: Norcross, GA
Posted By: dgilbert

Notes:

Produces multiple small, blue flowers; heart shaped leaves that are covered with a sort of extremely soft peach fuzz; seed pods that look like devil horns. Seeds are airborne on tufts of plant down. Likes full sun. Seems to be a perennial.

COMMENTS

  1. Kirk Unregistered says:

    It looks like a clematis to me.

    August 22nd, 2011 at 12:04 pm
  2. Carol Hight Unregistered says:

    The description of the seeds pods sounds like clematis seed.

    August 25th, 2011 at 1:48 pm
  3. Debbie Unregistered says:

    I don’t know. Two people have mentioned clematis but it’s not a vine & the blossoms are only about an inch in diameter. I have searched all sorts of images of clematis on the internet & don’t think that’s what I have.

    August 25th, 2011 at 7:20 pm
  4. Walter Reeves The Georgia Gardener says:

    Fabulous garden designer and plant identifier Shannon Pable (www.shannonpable.com) says

    I did a search on “blue milkweed”…and found it Tweedia caerulea

    http://www.extension.iastate.edu/news/2005/aug/072501.htm

    Great plant name!

    August 26th, 2011 at 2:14 pm
  5. Debbie Unregistered says:

    Yes, that’s it! Thank you so much.

    August 26th, 2011 at 5:56 pm

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