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Details:
  • Date Photo Taken

    10 / 17 / 2018

  • Season Photo Was Taken

    Fall

  • Region Photo Was Taken

    Southeast

  • Posted by

    sunnysue2009

Notes:

Zone 7b west of Atlanta Ga. Dies back in winter. Blooms in late Fall. Tolerates dry conditions.

Comments

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Hi Sue, From your excellent photos, I could see the opposite leaves, its margins, veins and the clear shot of its flowers. Also from your great description of the plant’s habit. These tips helped quickly in narrowing down its genus. Thanks to your plant post, now other plant enthusiasts know about this beauty. Best wishes! Laura

    October 20th, 2018 at 11:17pm

  • sunnysue2009 Master Identifier says:

    That’s it!!! Thank you both so much. Could you tell me how you figured out the kind of plant? I’v been searching for several years. Thanks again, Sue

    October 19th, 2018 at 3:55pm

  • stone Master Identifier says:

    Ditto. I have some additional pics: http://stonethegardener.tumblr.com/tagged/Collinsonia

    October 18th, 2018 at 4:06pm

  • laura735 Master Identifier says:

    Maybe a species (Collinsonia) genus (?). Check out one of the species in the group; the C. verticillata (whorled horsebalm). Best wishes! http://www.alabamaplants.com/Whiteopp/Collinsonia_verticillata_page.html

    October 18th, 2018 at 3:45pm

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