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Flower is flopping over from its own weight.
Brian is right, pineapple sage, beautiful. Bees love as one of the few things blooming in early fall. Mine blooms in October.
October 16th, 2015 at 11:52am
But I (egregiously) had not looked at laura’s link before my previous post. Never mind!
October 16th, 2015 at 10:30am
Strong resemblance to Spigelia marilandica (Indian pink).
October 16th, 2015 at 10:01am
Oops! Sorry Brian, I didn’t see your post when I posted mine. Agree with Brian!
October 15th, 2015 at 9:44am
Maybe a type of sage (Salvia). This might be pineapple sage (Salvia elegans), or one of its cultivars. Bruised leaves should give a pineapple aroma. the flower stalk will be up right as its blooms is unfolding. If this is S. elegans, it is edible and can also use for tea. http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/1913/
October 15th, 2015 at 9:56am
From the type of the leaf shape and the stigma of the flowers I can assume is a kind of hibiscus https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hibiscus
October 15th, 2015 at 12:03am
October 14th, 2015 at 10:33pm
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