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    05 / 16 / 2015

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Found this in border planting on the east side of a property that I was visiting. I would love to find out what this is plant some in my yard.


  • fabfab Green Thumb says:

    Don’t eat it. It contains strychnine.

    June 3rd, 2015 at 9:47pm

  • Joan Registered says:

    Indian Pink (Spigelia marilandica) A real gem!

    May 25th, 2015 at 12:42am

  • gemstone Registered says:

    We also call this fire pink. It is a native woodlant plant here in Northwest Alabama, growing just as it is pictured, along the edges of forests and ditches. My husband showed me one on our first date. We went back the next year and moved a small one to our yard. 14 years later the cluster is about 18 inches in diameter with multiple bloomheads that delight us year after year. Great plant. Enjoy!

    May 23rd, 2015 at 11:00pm

  • Jim Unregistered says:

    I believe the common name for this is Indian pink. (Not that it’s pink – just in the ‘pink’ family.)

    May 21st, 2015 at 11:34am

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